Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Baigan Raitha / Brinjal Onion Raitha

This Raitha goes well with Biriyani, Jeera Rice and Plain Parathas


Ingredients
  • Brinjal - 1 cup (cut it lengthwise)
  • Small onions - 15 nos
  • Oil - 1 tablespoons
  • Mustard seeds - 1 teaspoon
  • Green chillies - 4
  • Curry leaves - little
  • Channa / Urad dhalls - 1/2 teaspoon each
  • Turmeric - little
  • Salt - 1 teaspoon
  • Fresh curd - As needed
  • Coriander leaves - little for garnishing

Method
Step 1 - Cooking Brinjals
  • Heat oil in a kadai and splutter mustard seeds.Season green chillies, curry leaves and dhals
  • Add chopped onions and saute it with a pinch of salt and turmeric
  • Put brinjal pieces and add salt.Cook till it is soft.You may sprinkle little water while doing so
  • Once done cool it
Step - 2 Mixing with curd and Raitha
  • Whip the curd in a mixer or churn it manually
  • Add the cooked brinjal to it and mix well
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves

Brinjal Onion Raitha is ready.Serve along with Veg Biriyani, Phulkas and Parathas