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Dahi wale Baingan is a yummy, tangy and and easy eggplant recipe made using a few spices available in your kitchen and can be assembled in 20-30 minutes.

Dahi Wale Baingan | Eggplant in Yogurt Sauce

Dahi wale Baingan is a yummy, tangy and and easy eggplant recipe made using a few spices available in your kitchen and can be assembled in 20-30 minutes.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Eggplant, Main Course, Side Dish, Vegan, Yogurt
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4 People
Author: Renu Agrawal-Dongre

Ingredients

  • 1 Big Eggplant cut into 1/4 inch thick slices (One can use any type of eggplant)
  • 4 tbsp Oil
  • 2 Cups of thick Yogurt
  • 1 tsp Red Chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1 tsp Red Chili Flakes
  • 1 tsp Chat Masala
  • 1 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp Cumin powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 Cup Water
  • Chopped Coriander for garnish.

Instructions

  • In a pan, add 2 tbsp oil and shallow fry the eggplant slices on medium on both the sides, until done.
  • This will take around 5 minutes each side.
  • In the meanwhile, in a pan add 2 tbsp oil.
  • Once medium hot add all the masala's and keep on stirring the mixture. We do not want the masala to be burned.
  • Add water a little by little and let the masala cook on medium for around 10 minutes.
  • Once all the eggplant are shallow fried keep it aside and let the masala cool down a bit.
    Making of the masala and shallow frying the eggplant

Assembling

  • In a wide dish, first spread around a teaspoon of masala.
  • Then arrange a layer of eggplant.
  • Spread another teaspoon of masala on the eggplant layer.
  • Then add the yogurt on top (Leaving about 1 tablespoon)
  • Repeat the above steps again, i.e. add some masala, eggplant and again some masala.
  • Top it up with the remaining yogurt.
  • Garnish with coriander and serve.
    Assembling or layering the eggplant and the yogurt in a serving tray
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