How to make Lasooni Baingan Bharta -

The ever popular baingan bharta with strong flavour of roasted garlic – just too delicious

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Large green brinjals, Garlic (लहसुन)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Lasooni Baingan Bharta

Lasooni Baingan Bharta Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Lasooni Baingan Bharta Recipe

  • Large green brinjals 2

  • Garlic 8-10 cloves

  • Oil 1 tablespo to grease

  • Green chillies 6-8

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Ginger chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Medium onion chopped 1

  • Peanuts roasted, peeled and crushed 1/2 cup

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Bhakri to serve


Step 1

Grease the brinjal lightly with some oil and roast it over open flame till the skin chars and the brinjal gets cooked. Set it aside on a plate. Similarly, grease and roast the green chillies and garlic till they too are lightly charred. Set them aside on another plate.

Step 2

Transfer the green chillies and garlic in a mortar and pound it coarsely with a pestle.

Step 3

Peel the brinjal and mash the flesh

Step 4

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add cumin seeds and let them change colour. Add ginger, mix and sauté for 30 seconds. Add onion, mix and sauté till golden brown.

Step 5

Add the pounded green chilli-garlic mixture, mix and sauté for 2-3 minutes.

Step 6

Add mashed brinjal, mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes. Add peanuts, mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Step 7

Add 1 tbsp coriander leaves and mix well. Add salt, mix well and continue to cook for 1 minute.

Step 8

Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with remaining coriander leaves and serve hot with bhakris.

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