Never again suffer through a tray of mushy mess! This particular recipe is for a Konkani special vayngana bharth. While the eggplant roasts, line up all of your ingredients and begin cooking to make this easy eggplant curry come together seamlessly. There are so many ways to roast an eggplant. Adapted from Rachael Ray s 30-Minute Meals Veggie Meals. Any leftovers will hold up well and are great for taking to work for lunch. Bharth, Bharith or Bhartha are different names of this dish, which is prepared in few different ways. We cook the eggplant in the oven to speed up the recipe and keep things from getting too unruly on the stovetop. Roasted Eggplant. We also tested the recipe with chicken (boneless, skinless thighs), which worked well. The quickest way to elevate (almost) any vegetable is to roast it. Thai Spicy Eggplant with Sweet Basil This home-cooked meal probably contains less fat and fewer calories than most carry-outs, and preparing it takes no longer than a pick-up trip to a restaurant. This is a recipe for how to roast eggplant in the oven so each piece is plump and juicy on the inside, and beautifully caramelised on the outside. At which point, the eggplant turn amazingly soft and creamy in texture. There are so many different ways of using a roast eggplant (vayngan in Konkani) and there are so many ways to roast an eggplant. And eggplant is … in the oven for about 4-5 minutes per side. The recipe called for slicing the eggplant into rounds, brushing each side lightly with oil, and broiling (possibly my new favorite way to prepare eggplant!)