Roasted Eggplant Masala or The Baingan Bharta is a great side dish for breads like Naan, Chapati and Parathas. It also goes well with Daal Rice. It can be used as a filling for samosas and pies. Please click here for recipe for Roasted Eggplant Pie.
Roasted Eggplant - 1 big size.
Onions(chopped) - 1.5 Cups
Tomato (chopped) - 1/2 Cup
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1/2 tsp
Cumin Seed - 1 Tsp
Red Chilly Powder - 1/2 Tsp
Coriander Powder - 1.5 Tsp
Turmeric Powder - 1/2 Tsp
Coriander Leaves(chopped) - 1/2 Cup
Garam Masala - 1/2 Tsp
Lemon Juice - 1/2 Tsp
Salt - to taste
Oil - 2 Tsp (Please note: You can use the ingredients as much as you wish or as less as you wish as per your taste)
Heat oil in a pan.
Add cumin seeds. Once it crackles, add chopping onions.
Once onions turn pink, add chopped tomato and chopped coriander leaves. Keep little leaves for garnishing in the end.
Once the tomato cooks, add chilly powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder and salt.
Add the mashed roasted eggplant immediately and mix. Don't delay else the spices might get burnt.
Mix and cook on low flame with covered lid for 5mins.
Add garam masala in the end. Mix well.Allow it to cool to room temperature.
Add some lemon juice and mix well. The Roasted Eggplant Pie Filling is ready.