How to make Chokha -

The only things cooked in this delicious dish is the roasted brinjal and boiled and mashed potatoes.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Brinjals (बैंगन), Potatoes (आलू)

Cuisine : Bihari

Course : Main Course Vegetarian


For more recipes related to Chokha checkout Bharli Vangi, Eggplant Chilli Garlic, Achari Baingan, Baingan Bharta . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Baingan Jhol Baby Potatoes in Curry Leaf Curry-Cook Smart Pineapple Mango Sasam Bhindi Kadhi


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 : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chokha Recipe

  • Brinjals 1 medium

  • Potatoes 1 1/2 medium

  • Garlic cloves 1-2

  • Green chillies 4-5

  • Potatoes boiled and peeled 2 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Mustard oil 2-3 teaspoons


Step 1

Roast brinjal on direct heat till soft but not charred.

Step 2

Finely chop onions, garlic and green chillies. Mash potatoes and put into a bowl.

Step 3

Peel the roasted brinjal and mash along with the potatoes.

Step 4

Add onion, garlic and green chillies. Add salt and mustard oil and mix well.

Step 5

Transfer into a serving bowl and serve with litti.

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