Baingan ka Bhurta


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A spicy eggplant or brinjal(baigan) bhurta recipe with roasted brinjals mashed and cooked with onion, tomato and ginger-garlic paste. The baigan bharta recipe is just rightly spiced to suit all palates. A simple yet unique variation to a typical brinjal preparation.

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Baingan ka Bhurta recipe - How to make Baingan ka Bhurta

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  1. Wash brinjal, make slits, apply oil and cook on a direct flame, turning the brinjal , till the skin turns dark and wrinkled.
  2. Peel and mash the brinjals properly.
  3. Heat the oil in a kadai, add the green chillies, garlic and onions and saute till they turn brown in colour.
  4. Add the tomatoes and saute until it turns soft.
  5. Add the masala powders and turmeric and salt, mix well and cook till the oil leaves the sides.
  6. Add mashed brinjal and coriander leaves along with 1/2 cup water, mix well and cook till the gravy becomes thick.
  7. Just before serving heat ghee and add to the burta, mix well
  8. Serve hot with phulkas.

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This recipe was contributed by bhuvanaygsr on 16 Aug 2011

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