How to make Baingan Keema Bharta -

The popular baingan bharta made extra nutritious with the addition of soya granules.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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

Main Ingredients : Brinjal (बैंगन), Soya Granules (सोया ग्रैन्यूल्ज़)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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For more recipes related to Baingan Keema Bharta checkout Bharli Vangi, Eggplant Chilli Garlic, Achari Baingan, Baingan ka Bharta . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Tamatar Bhujia Saunf Aloo Arbi Ke Patton Ki Subzi Malai Dhingri

Baingan Keema Bharta

Baingan Keema 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 : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Baingan Keema Bharta Recipe

  • Brinjal Roasted and peeled 1 large

  • Soya Granules soaked 1/2 cup

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Onion seeds (kalonji) 1/4 teaspoon

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Ginger finely chopped 2 inch pieces

  • Onions finely chopped 2 medium

  • Tomatoes finely chopped 3 medium

  • Red chilli powder 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped 3 tablespoons

  • Fresh mint leaves for garnis


Step 1

Roast the brinjal over direct flame till the skin gets charred. Cool, peel and finely chop or mash it.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non stick kadai. Add kalonji, cumin seeds, ginger, green chillies, onions and sauté lightly.

Step 3

Add tomatoes and cook till pulpy. Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, salt, brinjal, soya granules, ¼ cup water and mix well.

Step 4

Cook till the soya granules are cooked.Add coriander leaves and mix.

Step 5

Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with mint leaves and serve hot

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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.