QUICK BITES Baingan Bharta ratatouille
QUICK BITES Baingan Bharta ratatouille

The classic North Indian delicacy made from smoked egg plant mashed and flavoured with Indian spices 


500g large egg plants 
50 ml mustard oil
15 g ginger, chopped
1/2 tbsp garlic, chopped
50 GMs onions chopped 
250mg  tomatoes chopped 
1 tbsp salt 
1 tbsp cumin powder 
1 1/2 tbsp turmeric powder
2 tbsp red chilli powder 
1 tbsp chaat masala 
1 tbsp garam masala 
4 tbsp ghee
1 tbsp fresh green coriander 


Char the whole eggplants in a tandoor until completely cooked and easy to peel and mash and keep aside.

Heat the mustard oil in a medium sized pan add the ginger garlic cook until brown. 

Add the onions, tomatoes and salt; cook until the onions turn translucent.

Add the cumin powder, turmeric powder, red chill powder and chaat masala; cook until the spices release their aroma.

Mix in the mashed eggplant along with the Garam masala, ghee and coriander.

Serve hot.

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