Baingan Bharta Recipe

Looking for an easy Baingan Bharta recipe? Learn how to make Baingan Bharta using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by maggiewhelan

Makes 4 servings



"This is a really easy and tasty Indian dish that is sure to stir up your taste buds. Delicious baingan bharta is ready to eat with pita bread, Indian naan, or rice."

Recipe Ingredients for Baingan Bharta

1 large eggplant
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
1 medium onion, thinly sliced
1/2 tablespoon ginger paste
1/2 tablespoon garlic paste
1 tablespoon curry powder
1 tomato, diced
1/2 cup plain yogurt
1 fresh jalapeno pepper
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup cilantro

Recipe Directions for Baingan Bharta

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).

  2. Place eggplant on a medium baking sheet. Bake 20 to 30 minutes in the preheated oven, until tender. Remove from heat, cool, peel, and chop.

  3. Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Mix in cumin seeds and onion. Cook and stir until onion is tender.

  4. Mix ginger garlic paste, curry powder, and tomato into the saucepan, and cook about 1 minute. Stir in yogurt. Mix in eggplant and jalapeno pepper, and season with salt. Cover, and cook 10 minutes over high heat. Remove cover, reduce heat to low, and continue cooking about 5 minutes. Garnish with cilantro to serve.

Categories

Main Dish, Indian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 204.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
133
Calories from Fat
72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.0g
12%
Saturated Fat
1.8g
9%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
2mg
1%
Sodium
610mg
25%
Potassium
472mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates
14.1g
5%
Dietary Fiber
5.4g
22%
Sugars
6.6g
Protein
3.7g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 9% Iron 8%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
  • High in sugar
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