EGGPLANT IN YOGURT SAUCE

Doi Begun/ Eggplant In Yogurt Sauce / Dahi Baingan Recipe / Fried Eggplant With Yogurt Dip

Eggplant in yogurt sauce is a nice Bengali side recipe. Fry the eggplant and onion slices till turns little golden brown, mix with curd-yogurt and spices mixture, sprinkle chili powder, coriander powder and garam masala. Serve with any rice dish.

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20-25 minutes
  • Yield: 3
  • Skill Level: Easy

Ingredients:

  • Eggplant/Baigan (cut in thick slice) – 3-4 nos.
  • Turmeric Powder – 1 tbsp
  • Finely Chopped Onion – 2 nos.
  • Cumin Seed – 3 tbsp
  • Curd (Dahi) – 1 cup
  • Salt as per taste –
  • Red Chili Powder – 1/4 tbsp
  • Garam Masala – 1/4 tbsp
  • Coriander Powder – 1/4 tbsp
  • Oil for frying –

Instructions:

  • Rub the turmeric powder and salt on the slices of eggplant, allow to sit for 10-11 min.
  • Heat the oil in a pan on medium heat, add eggplant slices.
  • Fry it till turns little golden brown on both sides and keep aside.
  • Heat the oil in a pan on medium heat, add onion.
  • Fry it till turns little golden brown and keep aside.
  • In a bowl, add salt, cumin powder and curd, beat it, adding a little water to it to make it considerably thinner. When it is uniformly mixed set aside.
  • Now take a serving plate and arrange the fried eggplant and onion in alternating layer (it is nice if you start with a layer of eggplants and finish with a layer of onions on top).
  • Pour the diluted yogurt mixture on top of the dish evenly.
  • Garnish with chili powder, coriander powder and garam masala.
  • Serve hot eggplant in yogurt sauce with biriyani.
EGGPLANT IN YOGURT SAUCE was last modified: March 24th, 2014 by Authentic Indian Vegetarian Recipes