How to make Baingan Ka Chokha -

Mashed brinjal sautéed in Bihari style

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Brinjals (बैंगन), Onions (प्याज़ )

Cuisine : Punjabi

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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For more recipes related to Baingan Ka Chokha checkout Bharli Vangi, Eggplant Chilli Garlic, Achari Baingan, Baingan Bharta . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Paneer Kesari Achari Besan-Cook Smart Charcoal Paneer Stir Fry Jhatpat Aloo Ki Sabzi

Baingan Ka Chokha

Baingan Ka Chokha Recipe Card


Hindi: baingan
Also called by names like aubergine and eggplant, this purple hued fleshy vegetable is a versatile thing and fun to cook with. Dish-up a very traditional bharta with it, bake a lasagna with parmesan and eggplant or just fry it for a great accompaniment with dal-chawal, brinjal is versatile. To choose one without seeds, pick the lighter one with a smooth shiny skin.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Baingan Ka Chokha Recipe

  • Brinjals 2 large

  • Onions 2-3 medium

  • Green chillies 4-5

  • Tomatoes 2 medium

  • Garlic 5-6 cloves

  • Mustard oil 2 tablespoons

  • Asafoetida a pinch

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Roast baingan, onion, green chillies, tomatoes and garlic separately on direct flame till the skin is charred.

Step 2

Peel baingan, onion, tomatoes and garlic and chop them finely. Finely chop green chillies too.

Step 3

Heat mustard oil in a non stick pan. Add asafoetida and sauté for 10 seconds. Add onions, garlic and green chillies and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Step 4

Add brinjals and cook for a minute. Add tomatoes and cook for a minute. Add salt and mix well.

Step 5

Serve hot garnished with coriander leaves.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.