Baigan Bharta

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 245.7
  • Total Fat: 12.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.3 mg
  • Sodium: 174.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 33.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 12.9 g
  • Protein: 6.1 g

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It is rosted eggplant Indian Style It is rosted eggplant Indian Style
Number of Servings: 4


    3 1/2 lbs eggplants (aubergines)
    3 tablespoons ghee or vegetable oil
    1 teaspoon cumin seed (Jeera)
    1 large onion, finely chopped
    1 tablespoon ginger, grated
    1 tablespoon chopped garlic
    1 (12 ounce) can diced tomatoes
    3 green chilies (chopped)
    1/2 teaspoon garam masala
    red chili powder, and
    1 cup cilantro


Prick a few holes and place on hot grill.
Keep turning until charred and soft inside.
Collect the pulp.
Discard the skin.
Chop roughly.
Heat Ghee or oil, add cumin seeds.
Add onions and fry till golden.
Add ginger and garlic.
Cook for 3 minutes.
0Add the tomatoes, chillies, red chili powder, garam masala and salt.
Continue cooking 10 minutes on low flame until tomatoes are soft.
Add the eggplant pulp.
Stir and cook for 5 minutes.
Garnish with coriander leaves.
Serve with roti, naan, phulka, chapathi or paratha a flat bread.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ANUPAM6492.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    yum - 9/9/19

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    thanks - 11/7/17

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    good - 8/8/13

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    only had one eggplant so I quartered most of the recipie and used one fresh tomato instead of canned. This was delicious, I didn't quarter the spices though. - 5/19/09

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    good - 5/12/09