baingan chokha recipe
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Baingan ka Chokha

Baingan chokha is a delicious fire roasted mashed eggplant dish that is served with littis or sattu ka paratha
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: side dish
Cuisine: bihari
Servings: 3 to 4
Calories: 56kcal
Author: Dassana Amit


  • 420 grams Large eggplant (baingan) or 1 large bharta baingan
  • cup Chopped onions Or 1 medium onion - chopped or 50 grams onion
  • ½ teaspoon Chopped green chilies
  • ½ teaspoon Chopped garlic
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons Chopped coriander leaves

    (cilantro leaves)

  • 1 teaspoon Mustard oil
  • ¼ to ½ teaspoon Lemon juice (optional)
  • Salt as required


roasting baingan

  • Rinse the baingan (eggplant) in water. Place it on a wired rack on a stove top or you can place it directly on fire.
  • Keep turning the eggplant after 2 to 3 minutes on the flame, so that its evenly cooked.
  • Roast the baingan till its completely cooked and tender. 
  • With a knife check the doneness. The knife should slid easily in baingan without any resistance. Remove the baingan and immerse in a bowl of water till it cools down.
  • Then peel it and chop.

making baingan chokha

  • Add the chopped baingan in a mixing bowl along with its juices.
  • Then add 1/3 cup chopped onions, 1/2 teaspoon chopped green chilies, 1/2 teaspoon chopped garlic and 1 to 2 tablespoons chopped coriander leaves.
  • Add 1 teaspoon mustard oil. If you want, you can add 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice for a slight tang.
  • Season with salt. Mix everything very well.
  • Serve baingan ka chokha with litti chokha or rotis.


  • Recipe can be doubled.


Calories: 56kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 9mg | Potassium: 344mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 30IU | Vitamin C: 4.3mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 0.3mg