Vangyache Bharit / Baingan Bharta (Maharashtrian Style)

Serving for - 2 Ingredients Large Eggplant - 1 Onion (medium) - 1 (finely chopped) Cumin seeds - 1 tsp Pinch of asafo...


Serving for - 2

Ingredients


Large Eggplant - 1
Onion (medium) - 1 (finely chopped)
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
Pinch of asafoetida
Curry leaves - 6-8
Oil - 2 tbsp
Some cilantro - for garnishing

To make chili-garlic paste (mirchi thecha / Kharada)

Green chilies - 2(big) / 4 (small)
Cloves of garlic - 8
Salt to taste

Procedure


  • Make a few vertical slits on eggplant with the help of knife and apply 2-3 drops of oil on it. Preheat the oven at 450 degrees F and roast eggplant for 35-40 mins. Keep turning sides of eggplant in between. (It's better to roast eggplant on direct gas flame, it will take less time than oven.)
  • Take out eggplant from oven and let it cool down. Then peel off the skin and mash the eggplant well.
  • Dry roast green chilies and garlic till slight brown color. Grind them coarsely with mortar and pestle. You may make a paste using blender. Add salt to taste while grinding. keep this paste aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds, pinch of asafoetida, and curry leaves. Let them crackle. Add chili-garlic paste and saute till raw smell of garlic goes away. Add chopped onion and saute till translucent.
  • Now, add mashed eggplant and mix well. Cover the pan and reduce the heat. Let it cook for 6-8 minutes. Stir in between. Switch off the heat and baingan bharta is ready to serve.
  • Garnish with cilantro and serve hot with chapati.
You might also like another version of Baingan Bharta. Click here for the recipe - Baingan Bharta

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  1. nice one...btw, do come by my space and grab your awards ;)

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  2. Lovely, that's definitely my supper tonight! xxx

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  3. Simple yet very satisfying dish ! Yummy !

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  4. Yummy n tempting baigan bharta. Well presented too....

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  5. What a coincidence,I picked up some baigan this week to make bartha,will check out ur recipe too when I make it :) looks delicious !

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  6. SImply love baingan bharta,drooling rite now here..

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  7. This is so yummy, we add roasted tomato also for the smoky taste.
    Love Ash.

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  8. Khandeshi paddhatine banavlele bharit chan disat aahe Poonam :)

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  9. Delicious preparation! I've never seen eggplant done this beautifully!

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  10. I have never gone past a post on baingan bharta without taking a look at it. Its what I order often when I eat out. I love the smokey flavor with spices. Thank you for the recipe.

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  11. Wow...looks so delicious...

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  13. another vibrant dish..so good to have with chapatis..

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  14. looks really yummy.. i have made a south indian version of baingan bartha. will post soon

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