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Mashed Brinjal (Baingan Bharta)

    Take a large Brinjal (750 gms) approx.

Wash under running Tap.

Make some slash (deep cuts) in the same.

Put it on medium flame to roast.

Once the outer skin dries up, the roasting is done.

Remove from the fire and peel it clean.

Take care to peel only the outer burnt covering.

You will have a roasted cleaned pulp of brinjal ready with you.

    Mash the pulp well.

Put Onion, coriander powder, Cumin powder, Kitchen King masala/Garam masala.

Add Red chili powder and salt on top of the pulp.

     Sprinkle some coriander leaves (finely chopped)

Give a chaunk/tadka (ref: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chaunk) with oil, cumin seeds,Crushed garlic and curry leaves.


Mix the chaunk on top of the entire mixture as shown.

    Mash well and add Lime juice as per taste. Garnish with coriander if needed.

Serve with Roti/Chapati/Naan (Indian Bread) or have as a veg dish along with Rice  preparation.

Mix plain curd to get a milder taste of it(optional)

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2 thoughts on “Mashed Brinjal (Baingan Bharta)

    1. Hrishi, you can use the grill in microwave though it will have to be monitored and checked after every 60 seconds as the Brinjal may just burst. The flavor which a flame would give will be definitely missing in an oven..:)

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