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Brinjal bartha recipe or Baingan Bartha recipie

Brinjal bartha or Baingan Bartha reciepes

Brinjal Bartha or Baingan bartha recipe is a traditional tasty recipe ,this could be used with parathas ,chapattis or with rice it is made with brinjal,onion,chillies,ginger,tomatoes,red chilli powder,turmeric powder,dhania powder . You can prepare brinjal bartha with or with out an oven .
Here we discuss two methods to cook Brinjal Bartha – the difference between these two methods lies in the way of cooking baingan .In the first method the baingan/brinjal is cooked using Oven or directly keeping it on your gas burner .In the second method the brinjal is cooked along with the ingredients itself .

Method 1 for making Brinjal Bartha :

Ingredients for Brinjal Bartha :
1 eggplant (brinjal) (should be fat and big),
1 onion(one or two),
3-4 greenchillies,
1 tablespoon fine-cut ginger,
3 small-tomatoes,
1/4 tsp red-chilli-powder,
1/2 tsp-haldi/turmeric powder,
1 tsp dhania-powder,
salt to taste,
oil & jeera for sauté,
green coriander to garnish.

Preparation of Brinjal Bartha

Step 1 : Cook Baingan method 1 ) If you have an oven preheat oven to 300 degress & place the Brinjal in the baking sheet and keeping checking it while boiling .
Method: If you have an oven, preheat the oven to 300 degrees. Put the Brinjal in the baking sheet and keep checking it/turning it till the outer skin starts cracking and can be peeled off without difficulty. Remember, this process has to be done carefully so that the inner part of the Brinjal is also cooked well. If you have a gas burner, put the Brinjal directly on the burner and keep turning it till the outer skin starts cracking and can be peeled off easily.

Allow the Brinjal to cool a little. Peel the outer skin of the Brinjal. When the skin is removed, crush the Brinjal well so that it has an even consistency. Put some oil in a pan. When hot, put some Jeera (cumin seeds) into it and put the (not so finely chopped onion) into it. When the onions are light golden brown, add the (finely cut)green chillies and (finely cut)ginger to it. Heat it for 2-3 minutes. Add all the masalas. Add the Brinjal to it. Stir it well and crush the Brinjal as much as possible. Heat it for 5 minutes. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with Parathas/Rice.

Method 2 cooking Brinjal Bartha

Brinjal Bartha /Baingan Bartha is a tasty recipe cooked with eggplants,ripe tomatoes,onions,& black pepper – you need a large fry pan to prepare Brinjal Bartha .Chapati or parotta is good to be served with Baingan Bartha .
Ingredients for Baingan Bartha
Baigan Bartha
2 large eggplants, unpeeled, diced.
2 large ripe tomatoes, diced.
30 ml oil (or clarified butter)
2 large onions, finely chopped.
10 ml salt
5 ml black pepper

Take a large frypan ,after heating up add oil & sauté the onion till it turns golden brown
Add spices and stir for 1 minute ,add eggplant and tomatoes stir well and cover it with a lid & reduce the heat –simmer it for around 30 minutes until the vegetables are mushy .Remove the lid & continue cooking until most of the liquid gets evaporated .The finished dish should be thick enough .

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