How to make Baigan ka Bharta -

A Punjabi speicality – brinjal roasted on direct heat, cooked with onions and tomatoes.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Brinjal (बैंगन), Oil (ऑइल)

Cuisine : Punjabi

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Baigan ka Bharta

Baigan ka Bharta 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 : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Baigan ka Bharta Recipe

  • Brinjal 1 large

  • Oil 1 tablespo

  • Onions finely chopped 2 medium

  • Tomatoes finely chopped 2 medium

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespo


Step 1

Brush some oil over the brinjal. Place it on direct flame and roast on low heat from all sides till the skin gets charred. Transfer onto a plate and let cool.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add onions and sauté till golden. Add tomatoes, mix and cook for 3-4 minutes or till oil separates.

Step 3

Peel and mash the brinjal.

Step 4

Add chilli powder and salt to the pan and mix well. Add mashed brinjal, mix and cook for 3-4 minutes. Add coriander leaves and mix well.

Step 5

Serve hot garnished with crushed peppercorns and a fresh coriander sprig.

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