Baigan Ka Bharta can be translated into eggplant or brinjal (Baigan) and a mashed up dish (bharta). Baigan ka bharta is a popular
dish in northern-western India, especially
in Punjab and Rajasthan
medium eggplants (brinjals)
2 onion (sliced and chopped)
1 medium tomato (chopped)
3 fresh green chili (change quantity
according to taste)
1 teaspoon mustard seed (optional)
2 teaspoon garlic paste
1 teaspoon turmeric powder
1 teaspoons garam masala powder
2 teaspoon oil
1/3 teaspoon or salt to taste
slits in eggplants and
roast them in a 350 degree oven
for 20 minutes or till its soft.
(Alternatively, cut and cook
over medium heat with oill until soft)
Peel and mash
In a seprate pan heat the oil in medium
heat. Add mustard seeds, then after a minute add onion, garlic, and other spices. Heat for a few minutes.
Add cut eggplant (brinjal) and tomatoes. SImmer in low heat for 10 or more minutes.