Wednesday, September 10, 2008

BAINGAN BARTHA

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INGREDIENTS:


Baingan/Eggplant) ----------------- 2 big ones of Chinese variety(they are long and slim)
or 1 big one of American variety

Green peas--------------------------1 cup


Onion------------------------------- 1big one


Tomato ----------------------------- 2 medium ones


Green Chillies -----------------------4


Ginger Garlic Paste ----------------- 1 tsp


Chilli Powder ----------------------- 1/4-1/2 tsp(depending on the spiciness of green chillies)


Turmeric----------------------------1/4 tsp


Corainder & Cumin Pwd------------ 1/2 tsp each


Garam masala Powder ------------- 1/4 tsp(optional)


Coriander Leaves ------------------ garnishing


Cumin &Mustard seeds------------- 1/2 tsp each


Salt and Oil-------------------------as required




DIRECTIONS:

1.Wash ,dry and smear little oil to the eggplant.


2.Preheat the oven for 3 mins at 500degreeF then place the eggplant in a oven safe plate and place inside it.


3.Bake for 20 mins ,remove and cool it.


4.Once cooled down peel off the skin only and discard.Cut the inner flesh to medium cubes and set aside.


5. Next in a deep-bottomed pan, add oil and when hot, add the cumin and mustard seeds.


6.When they splutter, add the ginger garlic paste,green chillies.


7. Fry until the raw smell goes off and then add Onions. Saute for few mins till onions are completely brown.


8. Add the chopped tomatoes, cover and cook till the tomatoes are done.


9.Then add the coriander powder, garam masala,chilli powder and cumin powder.


10..Add the cubed eggplant pieces,enough salt,cup of peas and mix well.


11.Cook covered for 5-6 mins then turn off and garnish with coriander leaves.


12.Goes well with Naan/white rice.


21 comments:

Vidhya said...

I love bengan bartha. I also posted it today. But yours looks much more delicious than mine :-)

Divya Vikram said...

looks delicious..I have eggplants in my fridge..Will try your recipe.

Illatharasi said...

Looks yummy... want to taste it ;)

Yam is karna or senai kizhanghu... I heard from other US friends, that it is available as frozen.

In singapore, there is a place called little india, we get all indian veggies there, but a bit costly:)

Usha said...

I love baingan bharta,yours looks delicious :)

Anonymous said...

looks comforting...want to taste it...

Cham said...

Lovely yummy curry :)

SriLekha said...

looks yummy! i haven't tried it so far!

Myviews said...

Baingan bharta looks yum & delicious.you r having a wonderful blog:)

Suma Rajesh said...

i luv baigan bhartha a lot..this looks just mouthwatering...u have a nice blog..

Sireesha said...

Baingan bhartha looks yumm and delicious.Love baingans made in any form....

VEGETABLE PLATTER said...

baingan ka bharta looks delicious .. its been a whilw since i made them ... pic looks fab

sowmya said...

love baingan burtha..yours look really delicious!!

Vaishali said...

Looks lovely, Raaji. It's one of my favorites.
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srikars kitchen said...

wow... baingan bartha looks mouth watering & Amazing... nice entry...

Sujatha said...

Thanks for stopping by and leaving your comments on my blog, Raaji.. My first visit to your blog and you have posted lovely recipes.. Baingan bartha is my all-time favorite..looks delicious..

Priti said...

Never had baingan bartha with peas and masalas...this looks yummy...

RAKS KITCHEN said...

Hi Raaji,
I have this recipe in my cookbook,but never tried...seeing urs I am tempted now,coz I luv brinjals!

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Laavanya said...

Baingan bartha looks great.. mine has more onions and is drier...

Vani said...

Curry looks lovely & colorful!

Sukanya said...

Looks lovely Raaji...very tempting.
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