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Punjabi Baingan ka Bharta Recipe

Quick and Easy Punjabi Style Baingan ka Bharta Recipe.
Course Curries
Cuisine Indian
Author Rakesh Prajapati


  • 2 Big Brinjal or Eggplants.
  • 1 ½ Cup Finely Chopped Onions.
  • 2 Cup Finely Chopped Tomatoes.
  • 1 tsp Finely Chopped Garlic.
  • 1 tsp Finely Chopped Ginger.
  • 5-6 Curry Leaves.
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds or Rai Dana.
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds.
  • Pinch of Asafoetida.
  • 1 ½ tsp Red Chilli Powder.
  • 2 tsp Coriander Powder.
  • ½ tsp Turmeric Powder.
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala.
  • 2 tbsp Finely Chopped Coriander Leaves.
  • Salt according to taste.
  • 5-6 tsp Oil.


  • First of all wash the brinjals in running water nicely then wipe with clean cloth, now make 5-6 cuts on every brinjal and apply oil on them.
  • Now put the brinjals on gas in open flame and roast them for 2-3 minutes, turn the sides after every 30 seconds otherwise they will burn.
  • Now take them off from flame and put them in water to cool, after that peel the skin and chop them in small pieces.
  • Now heat oil in a nonstick pan and add cumin seeds, mustard seeds and asafoetida, wait till they starts slathering.
  • Now add onions, curry leaves and garlic and let it cook till onion become transparent.
  • Now add tomatoes along with salt and cook it till become soft, when tomatoes become soft add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, garam masala and ginger.
  • Mix all the spices well and cook them for 2 minutes at medium heat.
  • Now add brinjals and mix well with other spices and ingredients and cook it for 10 minutes at medium low heat.
  • After 10 minutes turn the heat off and garnish it with coriander leaves and serve with roti chapatti or jeera rice and enjoy.