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Baigan Bharta



Baigan Bharta is a delicious dish from the Indian subcontinent. It is a spicy dish made with roasted eggplant, onions, tomatoes, garlic, ginger, and spices. The eggplant is roasted over an open flame until it is charred and then mashed. The other ingredients are then added and cooked until the mixture is thick and creamy. It is usually served with roti or parantha.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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large eggplants


large onion, chopped


cloves garlic, minced


cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1/2 teaspoon

red chili powder

1/2 teaspoon

chopped cilantro

1/4 cup

Salt to taste


2 tablespoons



Step 1:

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

Step 2:

Prick the eggplants with a fork and place them on a baking sheet. Bake for 30 minutes, or until the eggplants are soft and cooked through.

Step 3:

Remove the eggplants from the oven and let cool. Once cool, peel off the skin and discard.

Step 4:

In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the cumin seeds and let them sizzle for a few seconds.

Step 5:

Add the onion and garlic and sauté until the onion is soft and translucent, about 5 minutes.

Step 6:

Add the coriander powder, garam masala, turmeric powder, and red chili powder. Stir to combine and cook for another minute.

Step 7:

Add the eggplant and stir to combine. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Step 8:

Add the cilantro and salt to taste. Stir to combine and cook for another minute.

Step 9:

Serve the baigan bharta hot with chapati or rice. Enjoy!

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 78316 users have chowed down on Baigan Bharta a whopping 155851 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Lucknow, Delhi, Chandigarh, Indore, Pune are the top 5 cities gobbling up Baigan Bharta like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Baigan Bharta, our users are head over heels in november, but the interest cools down in january.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Baigan Bharta is the food of choice for 24-27 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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