Dahi Baigan (Oriya Style)
Dahi Baingan oriya style is a simple and quick recipe from Oriya Cusine. Although there are various recipes of dahi baingan or brinjal in Curd /Yogurt Gravy, yet this one is unique to the Oriya style of cooking, where the fried Brinjals are burried in a curd gravy with minimal spics and more so acts like a raita, with the curd not overly cooked.
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Indian
  • Brinjal- 2 long,cut into small pieces
  • Tomatoes- 1 chopped lengthwise
  • Onions- 1 chopped
  • Ginger garlic paste- ½ tsp
  • turmeric powder- ½ tsp
  • coriander powder- 1 tsp
  • cumin powder(optional)- ½ tsp
  • Curd- ½ cup moxed with a little water and sugar
  • salt- as per taste
  1. In a pan add oil, and add the cumin seeds to splutter.You can add chillies
  2. Add the onions, ginger garlic paste and fry till onions are transulant.
  3. Add the tomatoes and add turmeric ,cumin, coriander powder
  4. Fry for about two minutes and add the brinjals and salt. Let it cook covered for sometime
  5. Mix the curd with water and sugar and keep it aside for a while.The sugar adds a certain sweetness to the curd and the resultant dish
  6. Now add the curd just before the brinjals are done.You could remove it immediately or let it cook covered for about 2 more minutes for the curd to mix with the dish and soak into the vegetables
Recipe by Indrani's Kitchen Flavours at https://indraniskitchenflavours.com/2014/04/dahi-baigan-oriya-style/