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Baigan Bharta (eggplant)

Cuisine: Indian
Type: Vegetables
Courses: Starters and appetizers
Serves: 2 people

Recipe Ingredients

2 1/2 lbs 1135g / 40ozEggplant
4 lbs 1816g / 64ozOnions - finely chopped (large)
3 lbs 1362g / 48ozTomatoes - chopped (large)
1 teaspoon 5mlRed chili powder
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlTurmeric powder
1   Fresh ginger - (1 inch), chopped fine
6   Garlic - crushed
1 teaspoon 5mlCoriander powder
4   Black cardamoms - crushed
6   White cardamoms - crushed
1 1/2   Butter - (6 oz)
  Fresh coriander leaves - to garnish

Recipe Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cook eggplant for 20 minutes in open pan. Remove and skin well. Mash with a spoon. Melt butter and fry onions until light brown. Add tomatoes and remaining ingredients. Cover and cook for 15 minutes. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves. Serve with rice pilaf or chapatis.

Aditi, Washington, DC


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