Microwave Baingan Ka Bharta Recipe

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Microwave Baingan Ka Bharta
How to make Microwave Baingan Ka Bharta
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

Smoked brinjals and masalas cooked in a microwave.

Ingredients of Microwave Baingan Ka Bharta

  • 2 Large Baingans
  • 1 Tbsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1-1/2 Cup Onions, sliced
  • 1 Tbsp Green chillies, julienne
  • 1/2 Cups Water (approx)
  • 1 tsp Kashmiri chilli powder
  • 1 Cup Tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 1 Cup Tomatoes, pureed
  • 1 tsp Garam masala
  • To garnish Coriander leaves

How to Make Microwave Baingan Ka Bharta

  • 1.Singe the baingans rotating over a direct flame or under a grill till a light brown (approx. for 5 minutes). This gives it a smoky flavor.
  • 2.Prick in a few places all around and cook covered at HI for 10 minutes.
  • 3.When cool enough to handle peel off the skin, mash the flesh and keep aside.
  • 4.Place oil and cumin in a dish and cook covered at HI for 2 minutes.
  • 5.Mix in 1 cup of the onions and cook covered at HI for 8-10 minutes, turning once, till brown.
  • 6.Add the green chillies and the remaining onions with a cup of water.
  • 7.Cover and cook at HI for 5 minutes, till excess liquid dries up and the onions get tender. Mix in the chilli powder, salt, tomatoes and pureed tomatoes.
  • 8.Cook covered at HI for 15 minutes, till the extra moisture dries up.
  • 9.Add the baingan, mix well and cook covered at HI for 5 minutes.
  • 10.Mix in the garam masala and cook covered at HI for 2 minutes and serve garnished with coriander leaves.
Key Ingredients: Baingans, Oil, Cumin seeds, Onions, Green chillies, Water (approx), Kashmiri chilli powder, Tomatoes, Tomatoes, Garam masala, Coriander leaves