Baingan Bharta recipe
Baingan ka bharta is a traditional Punjabi eggplant mash which is served with hot roti. It is a simple meal but tastes awesome.Learn to make this easy dinner recipe here.
- 2 large brinjal or egg plants
- 3 tbsp. oil 1 tbsp. mustard oil if possible, for the rustic taste
- 3 medium tomatoes
- Handful Chopped coriander for garnish
- 1 tsp. cumin seeds
- 1 tbsp. green chilly chopped
- 1 tbsp. ginger-garlic paste
- 1 tsp. red chilly powder
- 1 tsp. turmeric
How to roast eggplants on stove?
Roast on the eggplant on gas stove till the outer skin gets burnt.
Keep it aside to cool a bit and remove the burnt skin.
Cut the top off,mash the remaining brinjal.
How to air fry eggplants in an air fryer
Preheat the air fryer for 5 mins at 190 deg C.
Slice the eggplant from middle to split into 2 pieces. Further make incisions and brush with oil
Air fry the eggplants for 17-18 mins after smearing oil on it
Scoop the eggplant flesh using a spoon, leaving the skin aside
How to cook baingan ka bharta ?
In a pan, add oil and add cumin,green chillies,garlic & ginger.
Now, add onion and sauté until translucent.
Add tomatoes and cook until soft.
Add all the spices with little(2 tbsp) water.
Once the onion & tomato mix has been cooked,add the mashed eggplant
Cook for 5-10 minutes,garnish with coriander.
Serve hot with tandoori roti.