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Baigan Bharta - Spicy Eggplant - N. India

Cuisine: Indian
Courses: Dressings, Starters and appetizers
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

1 lb 454g / 16ozEggplant - split lengthwise
3 tablespoons 45mlOil
1 tablespoon 15mlOnion - finely chopped (large)
3   Tomatoes - chopped
1 tablespoon 15mlCoriander leaves - chopped
2   Fresh green chilies - finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlGround turmeric
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlChili powder
3/4 teaspoon 3.8mlGround coriander
3/4 teaspoon 3.8mlSalt

Recipe Instructions

Place eggplant under preheated broiler for about 15 minutes, turning halves frequently until skin becomes black and flesh soft. Carefully peel off skin and mash flesh. Heat oil in karai or saucepan over medium heat and fry onion until soft.

Add tomatoes, coriander leaves and green chilies and for another 2-3 minutes. Add eggplant flesh, turmeric, chili, coriander and salt; mix. Fry another 10-12 minutes and serve hot with chappatis.

Indian Regional Cooking by Sumana Ray


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