How to make Buz Vangun - Roasted brinjal raita serves as a good accompaniment.

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Main Ingredients : Brinjal (बैंगन), Yogurt (दही)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Raitas

Buz Vangun

Hindi: baingan
Also called by names like aubergine and eggplant, this purple hued fleshy vegetable is a versatile thing and fun to cook with. Dish-up a very traditional bharta with it, bake a lasagna with parmesan and eggplant or just fry it for a great accompaniment with dal-chawal, brinjal is versatile. To choose one without seeds, pick the lighter one with a smooth shiny skin.

You can also find more Raitas recipes like Aloo Ka Raita, Tomato Pachdi, Palak Raita, Mustard Raita.

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Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Buz Vangun Recipe

  • Brinjal 1 large

  • Yogurt 1 1/2 cups

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Green chillies 2

  • Oil 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Asafoetida a pinch

  • Salt to taste

Method

Step 1

Wash brinjals and rub them with a little oil. Make long slits on them and roast them on low heat till the outer skin chars. Remove from heat and soak them in cold water. Peel and mash the brinjals.

Step 2

Whisk yogurt till smooth. Dry roast cumin seeds to a coarse powder. Remove stems, wash and finely chop green chillies. In a bowl mix the mashed brinjals, yogurt, red chilli powder, roasted cumin powder, green chillies, asafoetida and salt. Mix well.

Step 3

Serve cold.

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