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Baingan ka bharta recipe super easy restaurant style
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Baingan ka Bharta or Roasted Eggplant

Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 20 minutes


  • 1 large eggplant
  • 1 bell pepper roasted and chopped
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 4-6 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp cumin powder
  • 2 green chilies chopped
  • 1 tomato chopped
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup coriander leaves/cilantro chopped


  • Roast eggplant and bell pepper in the oven or over stovetop until charred and soft. Peel the skin off the eggplant, and mash with a fork.
  • Heat oil in a large pan.
  • Add cumin seeds and garlic.
  • Once they start to splutter, add chopped onions, sugar, and cumin powder and saute until slightly browned.
  • Add chilies and tomato and cook until the tomatoes are soft.
  • Now add roasted bell peppers and roasted eggplant, adjust salt and continue to cook for 6-7 more minutes.
  • Turn off heat, sprinkle cilantro and serve hot with roti, tortilla, parantha or rice.