Goan Style Baingan Bharta (Brinjal Bharta)

Baingan bharta is made with fire-roasted eggplant and spices. It is known for the combination of spice heat with a smoky or charcoaly taste in each bite. The recipe is an ideal side dish for Indian flat breads like roti and chapati, but can also be served as a simple dish with dal rice combination.

Goan Style Baingan Bharta (Brinjal Bharta)

Goan Style Baingan Bharta (Brinjal Bharta)

Recipe by Ushakal GroupCourse: Veg, Veg BreakfastCuisine: IndianDifficulty: Medium


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  • For roasting:

  • 400 grams brinjal / baingan / eggplant

  • Other Ingredients:

  • 3 clove garlic

  • 1 – 2 chilis

  • 1 tsp oil

  • 2 tbsp oil

  • ½ tsp red chilli powder

  • 1 onion, finely chopped

  • ½ cup freshly grated Coconut

  • 1 tsp coriander powder

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 1 small lime size tamarind

  • 2 tbsp coriander, finely chopped


  • Firstly, take large-sized brinjal and make 4 vertical slits.
  • Stuff in 3 garlic and 1 chilli in each slit.
  • Grease the baingan with oil as it helps to peel off the skin easily once roasting.
  • Start roasting on gas stove flipping occasionally.
  • Roast until brinjal skin turns dark and cooked completely from inside.
  • Cool the baingan completely and start to peel the skin off.
  • Take off the head of brinjal and check if the brinjal is cooked completely from inside.
  • Mash the eggplant with the help of a fork. Keep aside.
  • Take roasted and mashed brinjal in a big vessel and add all the ingredients mentioned under ingredients.
  • Mix and mash for 2 – 3 minutes or until flavors are well combined.
  • Finally, enjoy baingan ka bartha with hot phulka or rice.

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