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Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Baigan Ka Bharta -North Indian recipe

Yesterday i had a busy shedule as my sister -in law's friend and his family came to my house for vacation.I was totely confused ,because they were strict vegetarians and they are north indians.Then one of them her name is Kamala Aunty she helped me a lot.This recipe is from her and with out any hesitation she cooked the baigan for us.If you are a vegetarian either north indian or south indian try this out you all like it.With less number of ingredients and easy to cook.

Ingredients needed to make Baigan ka Bartha

1.Baigan (Brinjal) - 4 no
2.Onion - 2 no
3.Tomatoes - 2 no
4.Green chillies - 4 no
5.Cumin seeds (jeera ) - 1/2 tsp
7.Chilli powder - 1 tsp
8.Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
9.Ginger chopped - 1 tsp
10.Oil - 2 to 3 tsp

How to make Baigan Ka Bartha

1.Either you can cook the baigan in the pressure cooker for two whistle. Or Roast the baigan in a gas burner over medium heat.Frequently turn the egg plant up and down till it becomes roasted well.

2.When the baigan become cool peel the skin of the baigan .Then mash it well with a spoon.

3.Now heat the oil in a kadai or non stick pan and then add the chopped onions and green chillies to it .When it is sauted well add the chopped ginger to it .If you like add curry leaves also.

4.Add salt ,red chilli powder,turmeric powder to it and mix it well.Then add the chopped tomatoes to it and saute it again for another 3 mts.

5.When it is all done add the mashed baigan to it and mix it well.

6.Now fry the baigan bartha for another 6 to 7 mts more this will add more taste to the bartha.

7.Now heat 1 tsp oil and splutter the cumin seeds in it pour this to the bartha .