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Baingan Bharta

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  Eggplant 1 Large
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
  Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Onion 1 Large, finely chopped
  Ginger garlic paste 2 Tablespoon
  Green peas 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Tomato 1 Large, diced
  Green chilli 1 , finely chopped
  Garam masala 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Coriander powder 1 Tablespoon
  Red chilli powder 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Cilantro 1 Teaspoon, finely chopped

- Peel the eggplant, cut it into 1 inch cubes
- Place eggplant cubes in a pressure cooker with 8-10 tablespoons of water
- Pressure cook on high heat until 1 whistle
- Take the cooker off from the heat and let the steam come out on its own
- Once the steam is out, mash the eggplant with a spatula.

- Heat oil in a cooking pan over medium heat
- Add in cumin seeds and onion. Cook and stir until onion is tender and translucent
- This should take about 15-20 min
- Add ginger garlic paste, cook for another 5 min
- Add green peas and tomatoes into the pan, and cook for about 10 minutes
- Stir in Garam Masala, Corriander Powder and Red Chilli powder
- Add mashed eggplant, green chillis and salt to taste
- Cover and cook for 10 minutes over medium heat
- Remove cover add Cilantro and mix

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 210 Calories from Fat 90

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g15.7%

Saturated Fat 1.3 g6.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 491.8 mg20.5%

Total Carbohydrates 29 g9.5%

Dietary Fiber 10.9 g43.6%

Sugars 10.9 g

Protein 6 g12.4%

Vitamin A 39.4% Vitamin C 63.8%

Calcium 11.4% Iron 18.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Baingan Bharta Recipe