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Pumpkin Baba Ganoush (Laal Bhoplyache Bharit)

Bharit or Bharta is a condiment / meze which is generally made from mashed aubergine or pumpkin.

Mash is made from boiled or smoked flesh of vegetable being used. Aubergine is generally smoked / grilled whereas pumpkin is boiled to make it soft. There are various methods to make bharit. They can be made by stir frying the mash with sautéed onions, tomatoes and spices or by adding yogurt and tempering with spices. This recipe is a yogurt based and uses tempering.

Preparation time :  10 minutes

Cooking Time : 10 minutes

Total Time : 20 minutes

Serves :


Note: If nut allergies then avoid using peanut powder. Roasted peanut powder adds flavour and is added to avoid from bharit becoming watery.

Vegan alternative – Replace ghee and yogurt with vegan butter/oil and vegan yogurt respectively.

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