vangyache bharit recipe
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vangyache bharit recipe

maharashtrian vangyache bharit recipe - fire roasted aubergine, mashed and cooked with onion, tomatoes, garlic and green chilies.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: side dish
Cuisine: indian, maharashtrian
Servings: 3
Calories: 144kcal
Author: Dassana Amit


  • 1 large aubergine (vangi or bhartha baingan or eggplant or brinjal)
  • 1 small to medium tomato, finely chopped
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 4 to 5 small to medium garlic cloves + 1 green chili, crushed coarsely in a mortar-pestle
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons chopped coriander leaves
  • salt as required


roasting baingan to make vangyache bharit

  • rinse the baingan (vangi or aubergine) first. on an open flame or on top of a grill, roast the aubergine till the skin gets completely charred and the aubergine shrinks a bit in size.
  • keep on rotating the eggplant on the flame so that its gets cooked evenly and from all sides.
  • insert a fork or a knife in the center of the aubergine and check if its turned soft and mushy. if not, then continue with the roasting.
  • the aubergine should be completely cooked from within.
  • remove and immerse the roasted aubergine in a bowl or pan of water.
  • let it cool. then peel the charred skin and discard it. finely chop the aubergine. it will be mushy.

making vangyache bharit

  • heat oil in a pan. add the onions and saute till translucent.
  • add the crushed garlic and green chilies. saute till the raw aroma goes away.
  • add the tomatoes and saute till the tomatoes become soft and pulpy and the oil starts to leave the side of the mixture.
  • add the chopped mashed aubergine. stir in salt and saute for 4-5 minutes on a low flame.
  • lastly add in chopped coriander leaves and stir well.
  • serve the vangyache bharit hot or warm with some chapatis or phulkas. also tastes good with bajra or jowar bhakris.


  • reduce the chili for a less hot and spicy version of the vangi bharit.


Calories: 144kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 6mg | Potassium: 500mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 375IU | Vitamin C: 12.1mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 0.5mg