Step 1: Roast the Brinjal directly on stove on all sides
Step 2: Cool it peel the skin and slit to check for worms and mash it with masher
Step 3: Heat oil in a tawa, temper with cumin seeds and asafoetida
Step 4: Sauté with it finely chopped onions then add grated garlic ,chopped tomatoes, chilli powder, dhaniya powder and salt in that order
Step 5: Add little water if required and let it cook
Step 6: Once done add the mashed Brinjal to it and stir well
Step 7: Serve with rice/ rotis.