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Baingan Bharta



Baingan Bharta is an Indian dish made with roasted eggplant. It is usually cooked with onions, tomatoes, garlic, ginger, and spices. The eggplant is roasted over an open flame until it is charred and soft. The roasted eggplant is then mashed and cooked with the other ingredients. The dish is usually served with roti or parantha. It is a popular vegetarian dish and can be made vegan by omitting the ghee or butter.

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

vegetable oil

2 tablespoons

Salt to taste



Step 1:

Preheat oven to 375 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 onions and garlic and sauté until the onions are soft and translucent.

Step 6:

Add the coriander powder, garam masala, turmeric powder, and red chili powder. Stir to combine.

Step 7:

Add the eggplant and mix everything together. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Step 8:

Add the cilantro and salt to taste. Cook for another 5 minutes.

Step 9:

Serve the baingan 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! 52025 users have chowed down on Baingan Bharta a whopping 101497 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

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

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Baingan 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: Baingan Bharta is the food of choice for 24-27 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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