Baingan Raita
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Baingan Raita Recipe

Baingan Ka Raita is a delicious, quick, 100% gluten-free raita recipe. Find how to make Baingan Ka Raita in few simple steps
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: baingan ka raita, baingan raita
Servings: 4
Author: Hina Gujral

Ingredients

  • 2 Cup Yogurt dahi
  • 1 large – size round eggplant baingan
  • 2 cloves of garlic diced
  • 2 tablespoon mustard oil sarson oil
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon roasted cumin powder jeera powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1 tablespoon fresh coriander leaves chopped

Instructions

  • Wash the eggplant. Pat dry with a kitchen towel.
    Prik the eggplant with a fork 2 – 3 times at the equal distance.
    Roast the eggplant over the direct flame of the gas stove until the skin gets nicely charred. Turn off the heat.
    Allow the roasted eggplant to cool completely, peel the charred skin and nicely mash the roasted eggplant.
    Whisk the yogurt along with the salt and spices. Use 1/4 Cup of water to get the desired consistency.
    Now combine mashed eggplant and whisked yogurt. Mix nicely. Taste and adjust the seasoning.
    Heat oil in a small pan till it starts fuming. Reduce the heat and add garlic.
    Fry the garlic till it turns light golden in color. Turn off the heat.
    Pour the tadka over the raita and stir to combine.
    Garnish with coriander leaves before serving.
    Serve Baingan Ka Raita chilled.