Dahi Baingan

Fried brinjals cooked with yogurt.

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Dahi Baingan
Main Ingredients Brinjals, Yogurt
Cuisine Indian
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Dahi Baingan

  • 6-8 long Brinjals
  • Yogurt
  • 2 cup Yogurt
  • to taste Salt
  • 2 tablespo Olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida
  • 3-4 Green cardamom
  • 1 tablespoon Fennel seed (saunf) powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon Dry ginger powder (soonth)
  • 2 teaspoon Kashmiri red chilli powder


  1. Wash and cut brinjals into quarters lengthways and keep in water till further use. Whisk yogurt and salt together.
  2. Heat sufficient olive oil in a kadai (wok). Drain, pat dry and deep-fry brinjals till light brown. Drain and place on an absorbent paper. Heat two tablespoons olive oil in a pan.
  3. Add asafoetida and green cardamoms. Stir-fry briefly and immediately add the whisked yogurt. Stir in fennel powder, dry ginger powder and Kashmiri red chilli powder.
  4. Cook on medium heat for two to three minutes and add fried brinjals. Reduce heat and cook covered for three to four minutes. Adjust seasoning and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 684
Carbohydrates 32.8
Protein 22
Fat 51.9
Other Fiber Fiber- 26.7gm