Wednesday, December 3, 2008

BAINGAN BARTHA- PUNJABI EGGPLANT RECIPE

BAINGAN BARTHA- PUNJABI EGGPLANT RECIPE

Ingredients

Aubergine - 1 large piece

red onion - 1 ea (finely chopped)

Tomatoes - 2 ea (finely chopped)

Ginger/garlic paste - 2 tsp

Chilli powder - 1 tbsp

Corinader powder - 1 tbsp

Cumin powder - 1 tsp

Turmeric powder - 1 pinch

Garam masala - 1 tsp

Seasoning - to taste

Coriander leaves - 1/2 bunch

Olive oil - 5 tbsp

Method:

Cut the whole aubergine to half & bake it with seaoning & olive oil. Bake it until soft & scrap the inner flesh leaving the skin behind. or Prick the eggplant & roast them over open flame  until soft & peel the skin & mash it gently.

Heat oil in a pan & add in the chopped onions. sweat the onions until golden brown & add in the ginger/garlic paste & allow it to cook well.
Add in the tomatoes & all the masalas & cook it well.
Allow it to cook until the water extracts from the gravy & becomes dry & also until the raw flavour extracts from the gravy.
Add in the chopped flesh of the aubergine & mix well. Check the seasoning & mix well.
Finish with coriander leaves & Serve hot with rice or any kinda bread.

23 comments:

  1. baingan bharta looks delicious!! it is my fav. baigan dish....

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  2. Wow, that looks delicious. Perfect with rotis.

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  3. Baingan look so good. Nice recipe... This is my hubby's fav.... YUM!

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  4. Wow, I remember my mom doing this on the stove top, roasting on the fire, and removing the skin and preparing this... Wonderful method with the oven.

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  5. looks yummy..love the idea of baking..i microwave it nowadays..i used to do on stovetop initiaaly..

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  6. Love eggplant. The bharta looks delis.

    Unfortunately the rest of my family don't share my passion :(

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  7. gosh....am so much tired of posting the dishes daily and thought of taking a break.....but u guys are sooooooo energetic...

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  8. mmm nice idea of cuting the brinjal in to half and baking. I don't like this baingan bhartha because of in side errors!! if we cut and bake we can check them, thanks for the idea priya

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  9. baingan bartha looks toooo good Sripriya. even those who don't like baingan will love this dish.

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  10. looks yummy n spicy perfect for roti n rice

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  11. I do this on the stove top to get the smoky flavour. Yours looks good.

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  12. That looks great.. i add more onions and reduce the tomatoes but love this dish.

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  13. This looks so yummy delicious. I would love to have them with roties than rice. Yumm

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  14. Baingan bharta looks just perfect...

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  15. wow! my favorite eggplant recipe.. I make it in the oven too.. and tastes divine.. You're reminding me of this dish now, need to make it soon..

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  16. Baigan Bhartha.. My hubby's all time fav.. Looks delicious

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  17. iniku afternoon thaane senjen for poori :)looks yummy and blog looks great...

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