Mashed Aubergines (Baingan Bharta)

Mashed Aubergines (Baingan Bharta)

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Servings: 4
Calories: 140


  • 1.1 lb Aubergines baingan, approx
  • 1 floz Vegetable oil
  • 1/4 tsp Cumin jeera seeds
  • 3 Spring onions or ordinary onions minced
  • 1 tsp Garlic lasan, crushed
  • 2 Green chillies sliced
  • Salt to taste
  • 7 oz Yoghurt dahi
  • 1 tsp Garam masala
  • 1 tsp Green coriander hara dhaniya, chopped


  • Cut the aubergines lengthwise into half. Cover with a foil and bake in a moderately hot oven (180°C (350°F)) for 40 minutes or until tender. When cool, remove the skin and mash the flesh of the aubergine.
  • Heat the oil in a wok (kadhai); add cumin seeds and saute until dark brown. Add the minced onions and saute until golden brown.
  • Add garlic, green chillies, and aubergines; cook on low heat for 15 - 20 minutes.
  • Add salt and yoghurt, cook on medium heat for another 5 - 8 minutes, stirring occasionally. Mix in the garam masala and green coriander.
  • Serve hot.
Calories: 140 kcal
Carbohydrates: 12 g
Protein: 3 g
Fat: 9g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 6 mg
Sodium: 102 mg
Potassium: 393 mg
Fiber: 5 g
Sugar: 8 g
Vitamin A: 171 IU
Vitamin C: 8 mg
Calcium: 80 mg
Iron: 1 mg
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