Rating: 4.5 stars 4.3
493 Ratings
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  • 4 star values: 142
  • 3 star values: 54
  • 2 star values: 13
  • 1 star values: 9

This is a really easy and tasty Indian dish that is sure to stir up your taste buds. Delicious baingan bharta is ready to eat with pita bread, Indian naan, or rice.



Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).

  • Place eggplant on a medium baking sheet. Bake 20 to 30 minutes in the preheated oven, until tender. Remove from heat, cool, peel, and chop.

  • Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Mix in cumin seeds and onion. Cook and stir until onion is tender.

  • Mix ginger garlic paste, curry powder, and tomato into the saucepan, and cook about 1 minute. Stir in yogurt. Mix in eggplant and jalapeno pepper, and season with salt. Cover, and cook 10 minutes over high heat. Remove cover, reduce heat to low, and continue cooking about 5 minutes. Garnish with cilantro to serve.

Nutrition Facts

146 calories; protein 4g; carbohydrates 15.2g; fat 8g; cholesterol 1.8mg; sodium 739.4mg. Full Nutrition