Sunday, December 19, 2010

Baigan Bharta (Rigna no Oro)

1.      1 big size brinjal (American eggplant)
2.      1 red onion chopped
3.      5 to 6 green onion chopped
4.      3-4 tomato chopped
5.      1 tablespoon ginger garlic and chili paste
6.      2 tablespoon thick yogurt(optional)
7.      1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder 
8.      1 teaspoon chili powder
9.      1 teaspoon coriander - cumin powder
10.  1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder (optional)
11.  3 tablespoon oil
12.  Salt to taste
13.  Coriander leaves chopped for garnish
1.      Wash brinjal and smear some oil around it.
2.      Cook with skin on  flame directly over stove.
3.      Cook them by turning them around and make sure they are cooked on all sides till soft.
4.      Remove skin with hand and mash the eggplant.
5.      Take a wild pan, put oil than add the cut onions and sauté till transparent.
6.      Add ginger garlic and chili paste cook for 1 minute, add  tomato salt and other spices and cook until tomato mashed.
7.      Now add green onion and cook 2 min.
8.      Add yogurt and allow to simmer for some more time till it becomes thick.
9.      Add mashed eggplant and cook for another 2 minutes.
10.  Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with bajri ka rotla.
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Carolyn said...

Looks delicious! I love all of the ingredients and flavours.

Unknown said...

This looks fantastic, but I don't know what a Brinjal is. Eggplant?

Anonymous said...

Yes its American Eggplant .

Anonymous said...

i tried this today. it was simply superb. thanks a lot for the recipe. why have you stopped posting recipes? pls continue to post more gujarati recipes.

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