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Microwave Baingan Ka Bharta Recipe

Microwave Baingan Ka Bharta
How to make Microwave Baingan Ka Bharta

Smoked brinjals and masalas cooked in a microwave.

  • Total Cook Time1 hr 10 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time1 hr
  • Recipe Servings4
  • Intermediate

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

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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.
Prick in a few places all around and cook covered at HI for 10 minutes.
When cool enough to handle peel off the skin, mash the flesh and keep aside.
Place oil and cumin in a dish and cook covered at HI for 2 minutes.
Mix in 1 cup of the onions and cook covered at HI for 8-10 minutes, turning once, till brown.
Add the green chillies and the remaining onions with a cup of water.
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.
Cook covered at HI for 15 minutes, till the extra moisture dries up.
Add the baingan, mix well and cook covered at HI for 5 minutes.
Mix in the garam masala and cook covered at HI for 2 minutes and serve garnished with coriander leaves.
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