Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Baingan Bartha

  • Take 1 fresh & big eggplant /obergiene wash it and wipe it dry. Add 1/2tspn oil on eggplant and smear it allover.

  • Put this in a aluminium tray and bake it in oven @ 400 degree F for an hour.

  • Let this cool for 15 mins and then takeout the skin of it using ur hand and knife.

  • U can mash it or else try to chop it .

  • While eggplant is baking , in that time chop 1 big onion , 1 or 2 tomatoes , 5 small green chillies.

  • Grind fresh ginger and garlic.

  • Take 1/2 cup frozen green peas in a bowl and add water , microwave for 4 mins.

  • Heat a pan add 2 tbspns oil , add 1/4 tspn cumin seeds , pinch of asafoetida /hing , add green chillies and freshly grounded ginger garlic paste . After they are fried add onions and pinch of salt . let onions fry nicely.

  • Add tomatoes and fry till they turn mushy. Now add boiled green peas .

  • Now its time to add all the spices. Add sufficient salt , chilly powder , 1/4 tspn turmeric , coriander powder , cumin powder , add 1/2 tspn kitchen king masala , 1/4 tspn garam masala , 1 tspn sugar. Mix all nicely.

  • Add mashed/ chopped brinjal , add water of the boiled green peas. Give a good mix and fry till it is done.

  • Finally add handful of coriander leaves, mix it and switch off stove . Add 1/2 the juice of a lemon. Mix nicely and serve with roti/ naan.


  1. Pooja said...
    Looks delicious Preethi..
    Thumbeti said...
    relly nice & very easy

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