Dahi Baigan/Eggplants in Yogurt/No onion no Garlic
Dahi baigan is a Oriya dish which I learnt in Malaysia from my friend . Now this recipe is very common in my house. Everyone loves it.
Brinjal/Baigan /Eggplant 1
Thick yogurt 1 cup
Mustard seeds 1/4 tsp
Fenugreek seeds 1/4 tsp
Cumin seeds 1/4 tsp
Chaat Masala 1/2 tsp
Ginger chopped 1/2 tsp
Green chili chopped 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves Few
Oil For frying
Hing a pinch
Cut brinjal into thin long pieces.
Add turmeric and salt to brinjal pieces. Marinate the brinjal pieces . Keep aside for 10 minutes.
Fry the brinjal pieces to a golden brown color. Keep this aside.
Pour the yogurt into a serving dish and add salt ,chaat masala and fried brinjals. Mix together .
Heat little oil in a pan and splutter hing, mustard seeds, fenugreek, cumin and add chopped ginger and green chili and curry leaves fry in low heat for a few seconds.
Pour the fried contents into the brinjal yogurt mixture.
Kidney beans in hindi are called Rajma. In India we have 3 types of Kidney beans. Red rajma, Jammu rajma and Chitra rajma. All three are different in taste. In Malaysia only red rajma is available so I am using red rajma here. Recipe for all types of rajma is same.
One of my dearest blogger friend Carol asked me to post Kidney beans recipe .So I posted it. She is a wonderful blogger cooking with challenge.
This recipe I learnt from my mother.
Rajma / kidney beans 250 gm
Tomato 1/2 cup purée
Cumin seeds 1 tsp
Ginger 1 tsp grated or chopped
Green chili 1 tsp chopped
Turmeric powder 1 tsp
Red chili powder 1 tsp
Coriander powder 1 tbsp
Garam masala 1/2 tsp
Mango powder 1/2 tsp
Lemon juice 1/2 tsp
Oil 1 tbsp
Coriander leaves for garnish
Salt to taste
hing a pinch
Soak kidney beans in water over night by adding baking soda or eno.
In a pressure cooker, boil them by adding salt.
Meanwhile prepare masala. In a pan add oil, Hing, cumin seeds.
Add ginger paste and green chili.
Add tomato purée and all spices. Mix well .
After boiling this masala add this to boiled rajma.