Vegan Baigan Ka Bharta | Cooking With Jade

Vegan Baigan Ka Bharta

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Vegan Baigan Ka Bharta
Chef Jade_ VEGAN BAIGAN KA BHARTA

VEGAN BAIGAN KA BHARTA

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4

Equipment

  • Grill or oven
  • Skillet or kadhai
  • Mixing bowl
  • Spoon
  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons

Ingredients
  

  • 2 medium-sized eggplants
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 2-3 cloves of garlic minced
  • 1- inch piece of ginger grated
  • 2-3 green chilies finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp of cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp of turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp of coriander powder
  • 1 tsp of garam masala powder
  • 1/2 tsp of red chili powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp of oil
  • Chopped coriander leaves for garnish

Instructions
 

  • Preheat your grill or oven to 200°C/400°F. Pierce the eggplants with a fork in several places, and place them on a baking sheet or directly on the grill grates. Roast them for about 20-25 minutes or until they are completely cooked and the skin is charred. Let them cool down.
  • Once the eggplants are cool, remove the charred skin and mash the flesh with a fork or a masher. Set it aside.
  • In a skillet or kadhai, heat the oil over medium heat. Add cumin seeds and let them splutter.
  • Add the chopped onion and sauté until they turn translucent.
  • Add minced garlic, grated ginger, and chopped green chilies. Sauté for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add the turmeric powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder, red chili powder, and salt to taste. Mix everything well.
  • Add the mashed eggplant to the skillet and mix well. Cook for 5-7 minutes or until everything is well combined and heated through.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with roti or rice.

Notes

NUTRITIONAL FACTS:
Calories: 90 | Total Fat: 5g | Total Carbohydrates: 11g | Dietary Fiber: 5g | Protein: 2g
 

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