Baigan ka bharta -Smoky brinjals mashed and cooked with tomato and Indian spices
Baigan ka bharta is a classic North Indian speciality. Baigan means brinjal and bharta means mashed.
Bringals are grilled over charcoal or in a tandoor and then the peeled flash is cooked with tomato,fresh herbs and mild spices.The smoky rustic flavour is the speciality of baigan ka bharta.
Every region have its own twist and version of making baigan ka bharta.You can also make bharta by grilling the brinjal in an oven or cooking it in microwave ,but you will get the authentic smoky flavour only by grilling it on open direct flame.