Konkani Baingan Bharta (Mashed Eggplant)

Baingan Bharta is an iconic Punjabi dish. It uses the large eggplant. There are now several regional variations of this very popular dish. I rarely make this as it involves roasting the eggplant on an open fire (to get a smoky flavour). Traditionally, it was roasted on a wood or charcoal fire (both not environment…