Baingan Bharta Recipe

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    Baingan Bharta Recipe

    Many a people avoid making Baigan bharta worrying about it not being good. Well here is an innovative solution. Make unroasted Baigan Bharta with flavorful spices and peppery taste of capsicum. I am sure you will relish it in every bite .

    Here is a step by step recipe with pictures to make  mouth drooling Baigan bharta. You can have it for supper as well as meal. Just garnish a bowl full of steaming hot Baigan bharta with coriander sprigs and eat with chapati , paratha or rice as desired.

    Direction :

    Getting Ready :

    Finely chop the tomatoes, capsicum.

    unroasted baigan bhartaMaking :

    Place wok to heat. Once hot add 2 tbsp mustard oil to it. Add 1/2 tsp cumin seeds to it.Reduce flame. Add 1/2 pinch asafoetida, 1/4 tsp turmeric powder.

    unroasted baigan bhartaAdd 2 finely chopped green chili,1/2 inch piece ginger.Slightly roast the spices.Add tomatoes to it,add 1/4 tsp red chili powder, 1 tsp coriander powder. Roast the spices well till the tomatoes are mashed and oil starts separating from it.

    unroasted baigan bhartaStir it at regular intervals. Keep flame medium. Meanwhile till the spices are roasted,cut and dip eggplant in water. Remove stalk, cut from centre. Remove skin, cut in small pieces.

    unroasted baigan bhartaOnce spices are roasted, add chopped capsicum to it.Roast it slightly.Add eggplant to it.Add salt, stir it. Cover and cook it for 4 to 5 minute. put water in the plate covered.The steam in the eggplant, will cool off and will eventually mix.

    unroasted baigan bhartaAfter 5 minutes, check the bharta.Stir the bharta well.Cover and cook it again the same way for 5 minutes. Bharta is watery.

    unroasted baigan bhartaMash the bharta well.Add garam masala and green coriander as well.Mash it.Turn off flame.

    unroasted baigan bhartaServing :

    Yummy and tempting Unroasted Baigan bharta is ready.Garnish the bharta with some green coriander.You can serve it with chapati , paratha, rice or naan.This quantity of bharta is sufficient for 3 to 4 members of family.

    unroasted baigan bhartaSuggestion :

    • Take a bharta baigan, check it is smooth and shiny,If you press it ith finger you can see that
      it is pressed well.
    • You can also take any cooking oil instead if desired.
    • If you do not prefer turmeric, capsicum or asafoetida in bharta, you can skip it.You can use onion garlic if preferred.
    • When you cut eggplant dip it in water else it turns black.
    Baingan Bharta Recipe unroasted-baigan-bharta
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    Recipe type: Main Course
    Cuisine: Indian
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    Serves: 4
     
    Ingredients
    • Eggplant - 1 (400 gms)
    • Tomatoes - 4 (150 gms)
    • Capsicum - 1
    • Cumin seeds - ½ tsp
    • Asafoetida - ½ pinch
    • Green chilies - 2 (finely chopped )
    • Ginger - ½ inch piece (finely chopped )
    • Mustard oil - 2 tbsp
    • Green coriander - 2 to 3 tbsp (finely chopped)
    • Garam masala - ¼ tsp
    • Red chili powder - ¼ tsp
    • Turmeric powder - ¼ tsp
    • Coriander powder - 1 tsp
    • Salt - 1 tsp or to taste
    Instructions
    1. Finely chop the tomatoes, capsicum,
    2. Place wok to heat. Once hot add 2 tbsp mustard oil to it. Add ½ tsp cumin seeds to it.Reduce flame. Add ½ pinch asafoetida, ¼ tsp turmeric powder
    3. Add 2 finely chopped green chili,1/2 inch piece ginger.Slightly roast the spices.Add tomatoes to it,add ¼ tsp red chili powder, 1 tsp coriander powder. Roast the spices well till the tomatoes are mashed and oil starts separating from it.
    4. Stir it at regular intervals. Keep flame medium. Meanwhile till the spices are roasted,cut and dip eggplant in water. Remove stalk, cut from centre. Remove skin, cut in small pieces.
    5. Once spices are roasted, add chopped capsicum to it.Roast it slightly.Add eggplant to it.Add salt, stir it. Cover and cook it for 4 to 5 minute. put water in the plate covered.The steam in the eggplant, will cool off and will eventually mix.
    6. After 5 minutes, check the bharta.Stir the bharta well.Cover and cook it again the same way for 5 minutes. Bharta is watery.
    7. Mash the bharta well.Add garam masala and green coriander as well.Mash it.Turn off flame.
    8. Yummy and tempting Unroasted Baigan bharta is ready.Garnish the bharta with some green coriander.You can serve it with chapati , paratha, rice or naan.This quantity of bharta is sufficient for 3 to 4 members of family.

     

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