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Baigan Raita

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Contributed by:
Sarita Prasad, Patna
Sarita Prasad, Housewife
Patna

Baigan Raita

Ingredients

Baigan (brinjal) - 10 discs*
*(baigan cut into approximately 2" dia by 1/2" thick round slices)
Red Chilli Powder - 1 tsp
Haldi Powder - 1 tsp
Roasted Jeera (cumin) Powder - 1 tsp
Dahi (curd) - 200 gm
Salt to Taste
Dry Red Chilli (sabut lal mirch) - 2
Mustard Seeds - 1/2 tsp
Refined/Mustard Oil - As required

Method of Preparation

1. Mix chilli powder, haldi powder and salt with baigan discs.
2. Leave for a while to marinate.
3. Shallow fry marinated baigan discs to golden red.
4. Beat dahi with jeera powder and salt.
5. Arrange fried baigan discs on a plate and pour dahi over them.
6. Heat a little oil in a large spoon and add sabut red chilli and mustard seeds.
7. Tadka is ready when chilli turns colour and mustard seeds crackle.
8. Spread tadka on the top and serve as a meal accompaniment.

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