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Indian Baigan Bharta

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  Eggplant 1 Medium, roasted
  Onions 1 Medium, chopped
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (As needed to cook the onions)
  Diced tomatoes 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Canned diced tomatoes used)
  Hot sauce To Taste
  Turmeric 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garam masala 1 Teaspoon
  Frozen peas 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Canned peas used)

1. Roast an eggplant in a 400 F heated oven for about an hour until tender.
2. Once done, remove from the oven. Carefully take the skin off.
3. Using a masher, mash the roasted eggplant well.

4. Heat up a frying pan, saute onions with a little water (no oil used). As it dries up while caramelizing, add more water, as required.
5. Once onions turn golden brown, add the diced tomatoes, hot sauce, turmeric, garam masala and stir for a few minutes.
6. Finally add the peas and roasted and mashed eggplant. Stir for a couple of minutes and turn off the heat.

7. Serve warm with any Indian flatbread or rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Baigan Bharta is a popular Indian dish, which requires very less time to cook.Watch this video here to know how to make this flavorful and delicious dish!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 168 Calories from Fat 13

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g2.3%

Saturated Fat 0.21 g1.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 179 mg7.5%

Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.6%

Dietary Fiber 12 g48.2%

Sugars 14.2 g

Protein 8 g15.5%

Vitamin A 44.5% Vitamin C 58.8%

Calcium 9.5% Iron 13.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Indian Baigan Bharta Recipe Video