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Baingan ka Bhartha (Roasted Brinjal)

Baingan Ka Bhartha

Baingan ka Bhartha or roasted brinjal in onion and tomato is a famous dish and is originated from the Northern part of India. Ingredients & its measurements are mentioned below the video.

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  • Brinjal (1 kg)
  • Ghee (2 tbsp)
  • Cumin seeds (1 tsp)
  • Onion (1 , chopped)
  • Ginger (1 tbsp, chopped)
  • Kashmiri Deghi Mirch / Paprika (1 tsp)
  • Salt as per taste
  • Tomatoes (2 & 1/2 cups)
  • Green chillies (3, split and cut)
  • Coriander leaves (for garnish)


  1. Coat the brinjal with ghee and roast in a medium hot tandoor, charcoal grill, gas stove or oven.
  2. Roast till the skin of brinjal starts to peal off.
  3. Remove it from the flame and immerse in cool water.
  4. Remove the skin, stem and chop roughly and keep it aside.
  5. Heat ghee in a heavy bottom pan, add cumin and allow it to crackle.
  6. Add onion and saute till it turns trasparent.
  7. Add ginger and saute for 30 seconds.
  8. Add Kashmiri Deghi Mirch / Paprika powder , salt, tomatoes and stir till the tomatoes are cooked and fat starts to leave the sides.
  9. Add the roasted and chopped brinjal and saute for 4 to 5 minutes.
  10. Add green chilly and mix well, check for salt.
  11. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

Delicious Bhartha is ready to be served with Tandoori roti, Phulka, roti, naan, chapaties or any other Indian breads.

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