Baingan Bartha ( Roasted brinjal)
Brinjal : 1 big size ( or medium size 4 )
Onion : 2 ( chopped)
Tomato : 1 ( chopped)
Garlic : 2 tbsps ( chopped)
Chilly powder : 1 tbsp
Turmeric powder : 1/2 tsp
Cumin powder : 1 tsp
Coriander powder : 1 tsp
Garam masala : 1/2 tsp
Jeera : 1 tsp
Wash the brinjal, wipe and apply little oil and rub all over it.
Place this on a microwaveable bowl and cook for 5 mins .
Turn the brinjal and cook it again for 5 mins.( till shrink)
You can also roast the brinjal over the gas flame.
Let it cool. Peel off the skin and mash the brinjal well and keep it aside.
Heat 2 tsps of oil in a kadai, add jeera ,chopped onion,chopped garlic,chopped tomato one by one .
Add chilli powder, coriander powder , turmeric powder , cumin powder, garam masala powder salt and mix well.
Add mashed brinjal and cook for 5 mins.
Allow this mixture to cook on medium flame ( stir occasionally)
Finally add lemon juice and coriander leaves .
Mix well and serve with naan / rotis / etc.