Steps to Make Baigan ka Bharta….
Baigan ka Bharta is one the famous Indian dish which is loved by everyone. It’s a roasted mashed brinjal/eggplant fried with onion and tomato mainly.
Basically bharta means the mashed kind of vegetable. Normally for every culture, preparation method for baigan ka bharta is different. If you roast the brinjals in chulha , it will taste better.
Note : Insert garlic cloves in the slit which you put on brinjal to check if there are worms or not.It will enrich the taste of bharta. Also , if you like the roasted taste of tomatoes then you can try roast 1-2 tomatoes as well.. Peel it off and mash it and then use it while frying with onion.
- 1 kg of large/big brinjals
- 4-5 medium sized onions – chopped
- 4 medium sized tomatoes – chopped
- 2-3 tbsp of chopped garlic
- 2-3 green chilly chopped
- salt as per taste
- 1-2 tsp of red chilly powder
- coriander to garnish
- 1 tbsp of jeera
Step by Step Instructions
Make small slits on brinjal , check if no worms are there inside it. Roast all the brinjals. The skin should be blistered completely and the baingan should become really soft.
Once its roasted properly , take a deep end vessel ,put it in water so that it can be peeled off easily.
Heat oil in a pan , put jeera once it is heated.
Add garlic and green chilly. Saute it properly.
Add onions. Saute it till it becomes golden brown.
Add tomatoes . salt , red chilly powder. Saute it for 3-4 min.
Add mashed baingan and mix well. Cook it for 5 min and garnish it with chopped coriander. Your Baingan ka Bharta is ready to serve now.