The Healthify Food Library

The Healthify Food Library

Baigan Ka bharta



Baigan Ka bharta is a vegetarian dish from the Indian subcontinent. It is a spicy dish made with mashed eggplant (baigan) and is usually served with roti or parantha. The eggplant is cooked with onions, tomatoes, garlic, ginger, and a variety of spices. It is often garnished with fresh cilantro and served with a dollop of ghee or butter.

Macronutrients Breakdown

The Healthify Food Library


The Healthify Food Library


The Healthify Food Library


The Healthify Food Library



Get the best of both worlds - the taste you love and the health benefits you need - with Baigan Ka bharta

Chat with our coaches to find out how.




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 fresh cilantro

1/4 cup

vegetable oil

1/4 cup

Salt to taste



Step 1:

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Step 2:

Place eggplants on a baking sheet and bake for 30 minutes, or until soft.

Step 3:

Remove from oven and let cool.

Step 4:

Peel off the skin and mash the eggplant with a fork.

Step 5:

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat.

Step 6:

Add cumin seeds and let them sizzle for a few seconds.

Step 7:

Add onions and garlic and sauté until onions are soft and translucent.

Step 8:

Add mashed eggplant, coriander powder, garam masala, turmeric powder, red chili powder, and salt.

Step 9:

Cook for 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Step 10:

Add cilantro and cook for another minute.

Step 11:

Serve hot with chapati or rice. Enjoy!

Did you know?

The Healthify Food Library
How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 17927 users have chowed down on Baigan Ka bharta a whopping 26967 times.

The Healthify Food Library
Where was it consumed the most?

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

The Healthify Food Library
When was it eaten the most?

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

The Healthify Food Library
Who preferred this food the most?

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

Don't deprive yourself of Baigan Ka bharta

Enjoy it guilt-free by talking to our nutrition coaches today.

Frequently Asked Questions