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Brinjal Bharta

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  Aubergines 5
  Oil 6 Tablespoon
  Green chili 1
  Peppercorns 10
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm)
  Ground turmeric 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Onion 3 , chopped
  Ginger piece 1 Small, chopped
  Tomatoes 4 , skinned and mashed
  Chili powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chopped coriander 1 Tablespoon (To Garnish)
  Pepper To Taste

Baste the aubergines with a little oil and bake them in a moderate oven at 350°F, Gas Mark 4 for about 45 minutes, or until tender.
When cool, remove the skins and mash the pulp.
Using an electric grinder or pestle and mortar, grind the chilli, peppercorns, garlic and turmeric together to form a paste.
Heat 5 tablespoons oil in a large frying pan (skillet) and saute the onions until golden brown in colour.
Add the spice paste to the onions with the ginger and cook for 2 minutes, stirring.
Add the mashed aubergines and cook until slightly browned, stirring well.
Add the tomatoes, chilli powder and season to taste with salt and pepper.
Cover and cook for 15 minutes over low heat.
Sprinkle chopped coriander leaves and serve.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish
Vegan, Vegetarian

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1510 Calories from Fat 841

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 95 g146.7%

Saturated Fat 12.7 g63.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 592.6 mg24.7%

Total Carbohydrates 167 g55.6%

Dietary Fiber 74.2 g296.8%

Sugars 72.5 g

Protein 28 g56.2%

Vitamin A 121.6% Vitamin C 274%

Calcium 34% Iron 45.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Brinjal Bharta Recipe