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Thursday, December 9, 2010

Stuffed Baingan Bharta

Cooking Time required : 30-35 mins
Cost of preparation: 20-25 rupees

Ingredients: Brinjal/Egg plant/Aubergine ( 1 no, large ), onion ( 1 medium ), garlic pods ( 5-6 nos ), green chilli ( 2-3 nos ), red chilli powder ( 1/ 2 tsp ), sour curd ( 1 tsp ), mustard oil ( 2 tsp ), cumin powder ( 1/2 tsp ), finely cut coriander leaves ( 2 tbs ), salt.

Preparation: Slice off the top of the brinjal. Make a deep hole into the brinjal and remove some of the inner core. Rub in the sour curd inside the hole.

Cut the onion into small pieces. Crush the garlic pods and cut the green chillis into long pieces.

Cooking: Heat 1 tsp of oil in a pan. Add half of the onion pieces and crushed garlic pods along with the red chilli powder and salt . Stir fry till reddish brown.

Remove from the pan and stuff inside the brinjal.

Make slits along the length of the brinjal, Rub in salt and mustard oil. Put back the sliced top of the brinjal and secure it with toothpicks and pins.

Put inside a pre-heated oven/microwave and roast for 15 mins at alternate temperature of 150 degrees and 200 degrees for 5 mins each.

Remove from the oven and cover with a vessel for 5-10 mins.

When the brinjal is cooled down a bit, remove the outer peel of the brinjal. Add the salt, cumin powder, green chilli, remaining mustard oil , onion pieces and coriander leaves. Mash togather .

Serve hot with rice or roti.

Stuffed Eggplant - "Bharwa Baingan"


  1. Stuffed baingan bharta looks sooooo tempting..

  2. wow this is so cool! is it a traditional recipe? never seen anything like this before.

  3. Thanks.....its not a traditional recipe...just added a twist to the regular baingan bharta...


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