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Brinjal Bharta



Brinjal Bharta is a popular North Indian dish made with roasted eggplant. It is a simple dish that is full of flavor and can be served as a side dish or as a main course. The eggplant is roasted over an open flame until it is charred and soft. It is then mashed and cooked with onions, tomatoes, garlic, ginger, and spices. The dish is usually served with chapati, paratha, or naan.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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large brinjals


onion, chopped


tomatoes, chopped


green chilli, chopped


cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala

1 teaspoon

amchur powder

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1 teaspoon


2 tablespoons

Salt to taste

Chopped coriander leaves for garnish



Step 1:

Rinse the brinjal

Step 2:

Prick the brinjals with a fork and keep it for roasting on direct flame on the stove-top. Keep the flame on medium and cook until brinjal is tender.

Step 3:

Remove the brinjals from the flame and let them cool. Once cooled, peel off the skin and mash the flesh.

Step 4:

Heat the oil in a pan over medium heat. Add the cumin seeds and let them sizzle.

Step 5:

Add the chopped onion and sauté until golden brown.

Step 6:

Add the chopped tomatoes, green chilli, coriander powder, red chilli powder, garam masala, amchur powder and turmeric powder. Sauté for a few minutes.

Step 7:

Add the mashed brinjal and mix well. Cook for 5-7 minutes.

Step 8:

Add salt to taste and mix well.

Step 9:

Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 45310 users have chowed down on Brinjal Bharta a whopping 74680 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

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

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When was it eaten the most?

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

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Who preferred this food the most?

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

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