• Manju Shunmugam

My Style Baingan Bharta

Baingan Bharta is a roasted brinjal recipe specially made in the northern part of India.Here we are going to prepare it in our style yet yummy bharta which turned out to be the favourite dish of my husband.Every time he ask me to prepare this dish I was too busy else we won't get this big baingan.This lockdown we got this baingan and I got a opportunity too.

Let's start preparing the baingan bharta .....


  • Big Baingan- 1 No

  • cumin seeds - 1 tbsp

  • Ginger garlic paste - 1 tbsp

  • Salt to taste

  • green chilly - 2 no

  • Curry Leaves - Few

  • Onion finely chopped (big) - 1 No

  • Tomato (big) - 1 no

  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tbsp

  • Chilli Powder - 1 tbsp

  • Coriander Powder - 1 tbsp

  • Garam Masala - 1/2 tbsp

  • Kastoori Methi - 1/2 tbsp

  • Oil as required

  • Fresh chopped Coriander leaves - few


  • Tap some oil over the baingan and roast it over the gas stove on all sides.Once all sides are fully cooked.Put it in cool water so it will easy to peel off the skin.

  • Remove the skin and mash it with a fork to a fine paste like consistency.

  • In a pan add oil once hot add cumin seeds and curry leaves,let it splutter add chopped onion and green chilly.Saute it till colour changes add ginger garlic paste.Saute it till raw smell goes off.

  • Add all the masalas and little water so the masala get cooks well.

  • Add chopped tomatoes and cooked till it mashed well.

  • Add mashed baingan and add water as per the consistency and cook till it is thick.

  • Add kastoori methi and cook for 5 mins.

  • Add fresh chopped coriander leaves and Baingan bharta is ready to serve with chappati and shallots.

Hot and Authentic Baingan bharta is ready