Baingan Bharta Recipe

Step by step instructions to Make The Best Baingan Bharta

The most significant thing to get that genuine taste of punjabi banigan bharta is to cook your eggplant on direct gas/fire. I realize individuals broil the eggplant utilizing microwave and broiler as well yet for me the smoky smell and flavor is the thing that MAKES this dish so you need to fire cook the eggplant.

Another approach to make it extra tasty is to cook some garlic cloves alongside the eggplant. You make not many cuts in the eggplant with a blade and afterward take care of the garlic cloves before cooking.

The broiled garlic includes a great deal of flavor. I go overwhelming on the garlic in my baingan bharta, use it while cooking the eggplant and furthermore in my masala.

When the eggplant is broiled, you crush it up and afterward cook it with ginger, onion, tomatoes and a few flavors. The genuine kind of the punjabi baingan bharta originates from simmering the eggplant well so I haven’t utilized numerous flavors here. That is the way it’s customarily made as well.

As you all know, I am not a gigantic zest fan so I included just 1 green bean stew here and furthermore utilized 1/2 teaspoon red bean stew powder. In the event that you love your baingan bharta all fiery, utilize a greater amount of the green chilies and the red stew powder.

Sarvesh doesn’t care for eggplant yet baingan bharta is one of his top picks. That is the exceptional thing about this dish, you can cherish it regardless of whether you don’t care for eggplant.

I think the smokey enhance that originates from cooking the eggplant makes it so tasty that it’s hard not to like it, until and except if obviously you resemble my siblings who have made up their brains that bahrta isn’t to be eaten regardless!

Baingan bharta is best delighted in this roti or plain paratha. It works out positively for rice as well however I for one simply finish the whole plate with hot rotis.


getting the correct sort of baingan: the brinjal that is utilized to make bharta is the huge dull purple assortment of brinjal. this brinjal has more fragile living creature and less seeds. for baingan bharta attempt to get a baingan which is enormous and with a smooth skin. the baingan should feel light in your grasp. lightweight brinjal will have less seeds when contrasted with a substantial brinjal which will have ready seeds and this may ruin the flavor of the bhartha. besides additionally watch that there is no split or gap in the skin. this would imply that some worm has gone inside the baingan.

fire simmering baingan: cooking baingan in an open fire gives a great smoky smell and taste to the bharta. while simmering, continue turning the baingan after certain minutes. this will guarantee that the baingan is cooked appropriately. to check if the baingan is cooked appropriately or not, penetrate a blade through it from a few sides. on the off chance that it slides easily with no opposition, the baingan is cooked well.


For broiling the eggplant

  • 1 medium eggplant, around 550 grams
  • 3 huge garlic cloves
  • For the baingan bharta
  • 1.5 tablespoon oil, I utilized vegetable oil
  • 4 enormous garlic cloves, cleaved
  • 1 inch ginger , slashed
  • 1 green bean stew, or to taste, cleaved
  • 1 medium red onion, 120 grams, slashed
  • 2 medium tomatoes, 280 grams, slashed
  • 1/2 teaspoon red bean stew powder, or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • 2 tablespoons slashed cilantro


  1. Flush the eggplant and pat dry. Brush it with little oil everywhere. At that point make hardly any cuts everywhere throughout the eggplant with a blade. In 3 of those cuts, embed an enormous clove of garlic. Put the eggplant legitimately on warmth and meal, turning regularly for around 10-12 minutes until totally broiled.
  2. When simmered (to check if its done, embed a blade inside the eggplant, it ought to go effectively) utilize a couple of tongs to expel the eggplant from warmth and enclose by an aluminum foil to cool.
  3. Once cooled, expel the skin. Then additionally slash the cooked garlic.
  4. Move the simmered eggplant to a bowl and pound utilizing a fork or potato masher. Put it in a safe spot.
  5. Warmth oil in a skillet on medium warmth. When the oil is hot, include slashed garlic (not quite the same as the ones utilized while broiling the eggplant), ginger and green bean stew. Saute until they start evolving shading, around 2 minutes.
  6. At that point include the cleaved onion and cook for 2-3 minutes until relaxed. Try not to darker them.
  7. Include the cleaved tomatoes and blend. Cook the tomatoes for around 5 minutes until exceptionally delicate and you notice oil overflowing out of the masala.
  8. Include the crushed simmered eggplant into the container alongside the hacked cooked garlic and blend well.
  9. Include the red stew powder and blend. Likewise include the coriander powder and salt and blend to consolidate. Cook the bharta for an additional 5 minutes on medium-low warmth, mixing regularly.
  10. Mix in the slashed cilantro and blend. Expel container from heat.
  11. Serve baingan bharta hot with new rotis!

Sara Ali

Sara Ali is professional Blogger and a content writer. She loves to read write about food and cooking recipes. She is currently working in Food Mania Ltd as Head Cook since 2014.

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