Dahi Baingan | Odia Dahi Baigana | Brinjals in Curd Gravy
This is an easy and popular accompaniment of odia cuisine. Dahi baingan is prepared from shallow fried brinjals and curd base with tampering of spices (tadka)
East Indian, Indian, Odisha
curd based dish, dahi baingan, Raita and chaas
5 - 6
oil to fry
Preferably mustard oil
2 - 3
dry red chillies
red chilli powder
6 - 8
(as per taste)
finely chopped ginger
Wash and clean brinjals. Cut the crowns.
Chop into desired size like cubes or slices. I have made small sized cubes.
Marinate with salt and spices for 5 minutes
Heat oil in a pan.
Shallow fry brinjals till they are cooked and soft.
In a bowl take curd and beat to smooth with a whisk.
Season with salt. Pour in fried brinjals to the curd bowl.
Heat oil in a pan. add mustard seeds and cumin seeds to splutter.
Add chopper ginger, red chilli, curry leaves and green chillies.
Saute for a minute.
Add hing, red chilli powder. Immediately turn off gas to avoid burning of spices.
Wait for 10 - 15 seconds letting it cool slightly before adding this tampering to the curd mixture.
Pour in the tampering to the mixture and mix well.
Garnish & Serve
Dahi Baingan is ready. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve.
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