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Aloo Baingoan

 

Baingan Bartha is a vegetarian dish from Indian and Pakistani cuisine. It is a Bhurta (minced vegetables) made from eggplant (Baigan), which is grilled over charcoal or direct fire to impart a smoky flavor to the flesh of the eggplant and then cooked with spices and vegetables. Usually serve it with Chapati or boiled rice.
44

Yield

6

servings

Prep

12

min

Cook

28

min

Ready

45

min

Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, High Fiber
 

Ingredients

500 grams eggplant
baigaan
500 grams potatoes
cup vegetable oil
2 medium onions
peeled and thinly sliced
1 teaspoon ginger paste
*
2 medium tomatoes
roughly chopped
1 teaspoon coriander
powder
1 teaspoon garam masala
*
1 teaspoon chili powder
¼ teaspoon turmeric
*
1 teaspoon salt
2 each green chili peppers
chopped, or more as needed
*

Directions

Wash the baingan.

Cut them into half lengthwise and then slice crosswise.

Peel and cut the potatoes into dices.

Keep the baingan slices and potato dices in cold water.

Heat oil in a heavy based pan and stirring frequently, fry the onions to a light brown color.

Add the ground ginger to the onions.

Stir fry for another few minutes then add the tomatoes, chili powder, salt, coriander powder, garam masala and turmeric.

Stir well.

Still stirring frequently, fry the onion mixture for about 7 to 8 minutes or until the tomatoes are reduced to a pulp.

Add a little water, to prevent it from sticking to the bottom of the pan.

Keep frying until the oil begin to separate.

Drain the baingan and potatoes, and add to the sauce.

Stir well to coat the gravy.

Add 1\2 cup of water, stir once and reduce the heat to low.

Cover with a tight fitting lid, and cook until the potatoes and baingans are really tender and all the moisture has dried up.

It may be necessary to add extra water to prevent the vegetables from sticking to the bottom of the pan.

Serve with Chapati. or boiled rice.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 258g (9.1 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 22251% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 19%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 406mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 9%
Dietary Fiber 6g 23%
Sugars g
Protein 6g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 27%
Calcium 3% Iron 4%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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