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Baingan bharta (Mashed Eggplant)

Its been months since I posted my last recipe. But it has been really hectic with baby Kiara, inlaw visit and trip to India. But finally I got to it and so here is one of my all time fav recipes. Baingan bharta (Mashed Eggplant) is a South Asian dish the national cuisines of both India and Pakistan. Traditionally, the dish is often eaten with roti or paratha and is also served with rice and/or raita, a yogurt salad. Ingredients:
Eggplant: 1 largeOil: 3 tablespoonsOnions: 1 large choppedGreen Peas: 1/2 cupGreen Chilli: 2-3 choppedGarlic: 2-4 cloves choppedTomatoes: 1 medium choppedSalt to tasteRed chilli powder: 1 tspGaram Masala Powder: 2 tspFresh coriander leaves chopped: 2 tbsp
Procedure:  Roast the brinjal on a medium flame till well cooked and the skin has charred completely. Cool, peel and mash. Heat the oil in a non-stick pan and sauté the onions, garlic and green chili  till light golden brown. Add the tomatoes, salt and chilli powder, garam masala powder and sauté till the masala is c…