Bringing the ingredients together...
Dahi baingan recipe
Serves – 4
Preparation time – 20 minutes
Brinjal – 4, medium size, cut into ½-inch thick slices
Turmeric powder – ½ teaspoon
Salt – ½ + ½ teaspoons
Oil – 2 teaspoons, for frying
Onions – 2, medium size, finely sliced
Cummin seed powder – 2 teaspoons (roasted and powdered)
Yogurt – 1 cup, plain
Chilli powder – ¼ teaspoon
Coriander powder – ¼ teaspoon
Garam masala powder – ¼ teaspoon
Method: Mix the turmeric powder and ½ teaspoon salt evenly on both sides of the brinjal slices. Marinate it for 15 minutes. Put oil in a frying pan and fry the brinjal slices over the lowest flame until soft and brown on both sides. Keep these aside. Add the remaining salt, cumin seed powder, and ½ cup of water to the yogurt making it thinner. Beat well and keep it aside. In a serving dish, arrange the fried brinjal slices and onions in an alternating layer and pour in the yoghurt mix evenly on top of the dish. Garnish with the spice powders and serve chilled. Enjoy!