Saturday, November 10, 2012

Baingan Bharta / Roasted Eggplant Masala / Sutta Katharikai thokku / சுட்ட கத்தரிக்காய் தொக்கு


Eggplant - 1 no ,
Onion - 2 no , chopped
Tomato - 2 no chopped
Ginger Garlic Paste - 2 tbsp
Cumin Seeds - 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds Powder - 1 tsp
Coriander Seed powder - 1 tsp
Red chilli powder - 1 tsp
Garam Masala Powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
Oil - 1 tbsp
Green Chilli - 2 no , slit
Salt - To taste


    Brush the egg plant with oil . Preheat the oven to 500F or the max in your oven .Bake the eggplant for 10 minutes .

    Remove from the Oven.It will be like this .

    Start removing the skin of the eggplant .

    Take the flesh and mash it like this .Set Aside

    Heat oil in a Kadai . Add the cumin Seeds and allow it to crackle .

    Add the ginger garlic paste and fry for few seconds .

    Add the onions , tomatoes , green Chilli , Garam masala , red chilli powder , coriander powder , turmeric powder , salt and cook till the contents become soft .

    Now add the mashed eggplant and cook till the oil separates out from the masala .

    Serve hot with Roti


    1. Delicious and flavourful bharta.

    2. Wow! Delicious. beautiful presentation.

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    3. Lovely! I love eggplant in curry and this is something I would really appreciate :)

    4. I can have it with anything even with a toasted bread slice, flavourful masala.

    5. i love bhaigan bharta.. like to have with roti..

    6. I love this and alway roast on gas top.. but will try this method too!

    7. Delicious and flavorful raita...
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    8. Yummy dish. First time your blog am following u .Glad if u will follow me back.

    9. That looks absolutely gorgeous my friend what a delicious side :)
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    10. Very lovely, I am great lover of Kathrika, nice dear...
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