Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Baingan Bharta

I had been waiting to post this recipe in my blog !So,here is Baingan bharta an amazing Punjabi dish which is an excellent companion for any kind of Indian Breads.

Ingredients :

1 Large Egg Plant
1/2 cup of chopped onions
2-3 medium size tomatoes(chop them into small pieces)
A little more than 1/2 tablespoon of Red Chilli Powder
1 teaspoon of grated ginger
2-3 green chillies
1 teaspoon of turmeric Powder
1/2 tablespoon of cumin seeds
1/2 tablespoon of Garam Masala powder
2-3 tablespoon of Oil

Prick the Egg Plant with a fork.Roast the eggplant in a preheated oven/open flame till the skin starts peeling off.Once the eggplant is done and is soft,dip it in cold water to allow it to cool.Remove skin and mash well.

Heat some oil in a deep saute pan.Fry cumin seeds and then add chopped onions,grated ginger and green chillies.Fry onions till they start changing color.Do not over fry them.
Add the chopped tomatoes now.Then add turmeric powder,red chilli powder and salt.Mix well and saute for 2-3 mins till the oil seperates from the masala.Now add the roasted and mashed eggplant.Add salt and mix well. Sprinkle garam masala powder. Cook in medium heat for 5-6 mins.
Mix well.Garnish with cilantro and serve hot with rotis !


LittleSoul said...

Hi nice simple recipes..
keep posting more :)

Raji !

Kruthika Sridhar said...

Thanks Raji !

Anonymous said...


I absolutely love your blogs. Every recipe looks so yumm :). Thanks for posting these, even a person like me who had no interest in cooking has started experimenting!

Kruthika Sridhar said...

Thanks anonymous !

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