Shahi Baingan Bharta (Creamy Roasted Mashed Eggplant)

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by eatrealfood

This is similar to regular baigan bharta, except it is made more decadent by the addition of cream.

Top Review by Arichka

Great taste,very close to the restaurant version that
I love. I added 2 tsp of grated ginger and mashed everything in food processor for 5 pulses. Thank you.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prick the eggplant with a fork a few times, lightly oil and bake in a preheated oven at 400°F Roast until they are tender, about 30-40min or until the flesh yields easily to pressure.
  2. Remove the pulp, peel and mash.
  3. Heat oil, add onion and cook until golden brown.
  4. Add garlic, chilis and all the dry spices listed.
  5. Add tomato and cook, stirring, till tomato gets pulpy, about 10mins.
  6. Stir in the roasted eggplant pulp, and cook on medium-low heat, about 15min.
  7. Stir in the cream and garnish with chopped cilantro.

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