Baingan Raita

Published under: Curries and Gravies

1 large seedless brinjal
1 tbsp. fresh coriander leaves, finely chopped
2 cups thick fresh curds
1/2 cup thin cream or milk
1 tsp. sugar powdered
1 tsp. cumin seed powdered
1/2 tsp. red chilli powder
2-3 pinches black salt
1 tsp. green all-purpose chutney (refer recipes index)
1 tsp. tamarind chutney (refer recipes index)


Prick brinjal all over with a fork or skewer.
Either direct roast over gasflame or in an oven till soft.
Allow to cool, chop fine.
Beat curds till smooth.
Beat in milk.
Add all other ingredients, save some coriander.
Fold in chopped brinjals, gently mixing.
Chill in a large serving bowl.
Garnish with remaining coriander.
Serve chilled as an accompaniment.

Making time: 20 minutes
Makes:           4-5 servings
Shelflife:        1 day refrigerated

Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.

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