Baingan Bharta or Smoked Eggplant Mash is a popular Indian dish made by roasting the eggplant on direct heat and then mixing it in a masala.

Baingan Bharta

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 202 kcal
Author: Neha Mathur

Baingan Bharta or Smoked Eggplant Mash is a popular Indian dish made by roasting the eggplant on direct heat and then mixing it in a masala.

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Ingredients

  • 1 Eggplant Large
  • 8-10 cloves Garlic
  • 4 tbsp Mustard Oil
  • 2 tsp Green Chilli Chopped
  • 1 cup Onion Chopped
  • 2 tsp Ginger Grated
  • 1 cup Tomato Chopped
  • 2 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • 1 tsp Amchoor Powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup Peas Boiled
  • 2 tbsp Fresh Coriander Chopped

Instructions

  1. Wash the Baingan and make a few slits in it using a knife.

  2. Insert garlic cloves in the slits.

  3. Keep the Baingan on the direct flame and roast from all the sides till the skin is blackened and the Baingan is soft from inside.

  4. Remove from heat and let cool.

  5. Remove the burnt skin of the Baingan and mash the pulp using using your fingers.

  6. Keep aside.

  7. Heat oil in a pan.

  8. Add onion and green chilli and fry till translucent.

  9. Add ginger and fry for a minute.

  10. Now add tomatoes and cook for a few minutes.

  11. Add coriander powder, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, garam masala powder,salt and amchoor powder and fry for a minute.

  12. Add peas and Baingan mash and mix well.

  13. Cook on high heat for a minute or two.

  14. Garnish with fresh coriander.

  15. Serve hot with Dal Rice or Parantha.

Nutrition Facts
Baingan Bharta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 202 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 36mg2%
Potassium 495mg14%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 635IU13%
Vitamin C 18.4mg22%
Calcium 38mg4%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.