Baingan bharta recipe

baingan bharta

Preparation time for baingan bharta-45 minutes

Ingredients for baingan bharta:

  • Eggplant/aubergine/ brinjal/baingan-1 (350 gm)
  • Chopped onion-2(medium)
  • Chopped tomato-1(large)
  • Ginger garlic(grated/paste)-1 tsp
  • Chopped coriander leaves-1/3 cup
  • Asafoetida(hing)-1/4 tsp(optional)
  • Cumin seeds-1/2 tsp
  • Chopped green chilli-2
  • Turmeric powder-1/3 tsp
  • Red chilli powder-1/3 tsp
  • Cumin powder-1/3 tsp
  • Coriander powder-1/3 tsp
  • Garam masala powder-1/2 tsp
  • Salt to taste


  • Make 2-3 cuts to the brinjal, insert 1-2 green chilli and garlic inside the brinjal(optional).
  • Turn on the flame and put the brinjal on the gas stove and roast it on medium flame.
  • Flip it and roast it till it is cooked properly from all the sides.
  • Once the brinjal is roasted properly, turn off the flame and let it cool down completely.
  • Remove the stem and peel it off properly, mash it along with roasted green chilli and garlic.
  • Heat a pan, add oil and let it heat properly.
  • Add cumin seeds and hing, fry it for few seconds on medium flame.
  • Put onion and fry it for 2 minutes on medium flame.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and green chilli, mix it and fry it for 1/2 minute on medium flame.
  • Reduce the flame to low, add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, cumin powder and coriander powder.
  • Mix it and cook it for 1/2 minute on low flame.
  • Add tomato, mix it and fry it for 2-3 minutes on low-medium flame.
  • Add mashed brinjal, salt, garam masala powder and coriander leaves, mix it properly.
  • Increase the flame to medium and fry it for a minute, keep stirring.
  • Turn off the flame, baingan bharta is ready to serve.


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