Baingan Ka Bharta

A classic Indian-style eggplant mash spiced and smoked to perfection.


  • 800 Grams Eggplant
  • 4 Big Onions, Chopped
  • 6 Tomatoes, Chopped
  • Ginger, Chopped
  • Coriander, Chopped
  • 4 Green Chilies
  • Coriander Paste
  • 1 Tsp Kashmir Powder
  • 1 Tsp Red Chili Powder
  • Salt
  • Oil


Prep: 10 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes

  1. Oil the eggplant and roast it on the stove. Char it properly (try doing it on a grill if you have).
  2. Cool it in the water and remove the skin. Then mash the inside pulp properly.
  3. Heat oil in a pan and sauté finely chopped onions until they turn pink.
  4. Blend ginger, coriander and four green chilies into a paste and sauté well.
  5. Next, add the chopped tomatoes, salt, red chilli powder, chilli powder and sauté. Cook on slow flame and mash it all together.
  6. Next, add the eggplant pulp. Mix well and cook for 15 minutes. Keep stirring it throughout.
  7. Garnish with coriander and add peas (optional).


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