Baingan ka Bharta
Recipe by Chitra Ahluwalia Pal of New York, US
Traditional way of preparing eggplant in India.Spicy dish often made in summers.
It is not necessary to cook eggplant twice.
Choose large eggplant, make three 1/2" deep cuts along length..
Tuck garlic cloves inside whole eggplant, bake in oven for 30 minutes at 400 deg F.
Peel and mash eggplant and garlic cloves. Mix salt, dry roasted spices, and EV olive oil.
Finish with cilantro garnish.
Chitra Ahluwalia Pal
You can add peas and make another new dish