Step by step recipe with pictures and video for Punjabi Style Baingan Bharta. Baingan bharta is a dish from the Indian subcontinent that originated in the Punjab region. Baingan bharta is a spiced and mashed aubergine or eggplant dish popular in the Indian cuisine. Baingan ka bharta is a part of the cuisine of some national states of the India. It is a vegetarian dish that is prepared by mincing eggplant that is grilled over charcoal or direct fire. Punjabi baingan ka bharta is just one of several versions of eggplant bharta in Indian cooking. There are different ways of making this bharta.