EASY COOKER BAINGAN BHARTA

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June 30, 2015


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image One of my fav childhood recipes for baingan, takes half the time & effort needed to make the traditional roasted version!
A delicious quick-fix option for those who are looking for a Bharta-in-a-hurry! 🙂
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Method:
Wash, peel and dice a large baingan/Eggplant/Brinjal or 2 medium ones into small pieces.
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Finely chop 2 tsp of ginger, 1 tsp of garlic (optional) and 2-3 green chillies.
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Finely chop 2 medium size onions
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And 3 medium tomatoes.
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Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a pressure cooker. Add 1 tsp of jeera followed by the chopped ginger, garlic and green chillies. Cook for 2 minutes on medium flame
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Now add the chopped onions and cook till they turn lightly golden
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Now add the chopped tomatoes, 1/2 tsp red chilli pwdr, 1/4 tsp haldi, 1/4 tsp dhania pwdr and salt to taste.
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Cook till the tomatoes just start to melt.
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Now add the chopped baingan and stir to combine.
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Add 1/2 cup peas
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and 1/2 cup water and mix.
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Close pressure cooker and give 2 quick whistles.
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Once steam releases, open cooker, simmer on medium high, till juices reduce and flavors concentrate.
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Sprinkle with a punch of garam masala if you like. Garnish with fresh dhania.
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Serve with warm roti/Chawal, pyaz-hari mirch….yum yum!

2 comments on “EASY COOKER BAINGAN BHARTA

  1. July 6, 2015 Rama

    Thank you thank you thank you… this is going to please my husband , he loves baigan burta but I was avoiding roasting it as it makes a lot of mess afterwards.

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  2. October 2, 2015 Harveen

    I miss the smoky flavour…: (

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