- Egg plant – 1 big (black color one is preferred)
- Onion – 1 medium
- Green chilly – 2
- Mustard oil – 1 tsp
- Mustard seed – 1/2 tsp
- Coriander leaves – 1 tsp chopped
- Lemon juice – 1 tsp
- Salt – As per taste
Cut the brinjal into 4 pieces with endpoint connected. Burn it in the gas stove in low flame till it is soft. Turn all the sides on the flame so that it is cooked evenly. Now let it cool for some time. Remove the black burnt skin from the brinjal. Mash the pulp.
Heat oil in a pan. Add the mustard seeds and let them crackle.Add chopped onion, chopped green chilli, salt and the pulp and mix thoroughly. Switch off the flame. Now add chopped coriander leaves, lemon juice into the bharta. Mix properly.
Serve with rice.
- you can add the burnt eggplant in water when it is hot to remove the skin easily.
- you can add chopped tomato for better taste.