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Khatta baingan
By : Sweta Chakraborty
Category : Vegetables
Servings : 4
Time Taken : 30-45 mins
Rating :
  1. Cut eggplants/brinjal into longitudinal pieces.
  2. A single eggplant may be cut into 4 equal sizes.
  3. Marinate with a little salt and turmeric powder for about 5-7 minutes.
  4. Heat a little oil in a pan and start frying the eggplants.
  5. This dish does not require a lot of oil as eggplants release its own water content and softens in a few minutes.
  6. Cook for about 7 minutes till the eggplants become soft.
  7. Remove them and keep apart.
  8. Dash grated onions into the oil in the frying pan.
  9. Add ginger-garlic paste, coriander powder, cumin powder, turmeric powder, red chili powder, salt into it.
  10. Cook the spices nicely till it emits a nice mind boggling flavour.
  11. Add yoghurt/curd to it.
  12. Add the eggplants which were already fried.
  13. Mix the ingredients well with the eggplants.
  14. Add the tamarind extract to it.
  15. Khatta baingan (sour eggplants) is ready to serve.

Recipe and image: swetawriter

8-10 - brinjal/eggplants, of moderate size
3 - onions, grated
1 tsp - coriander powder
1 tsp - cumin powder
1 tsp - ginger-garlic paste
1/2 tsp - red chili powder
1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
2 tbsp - yoghurt/curd
Tamarind paste (prepared by soaking 10gms of tamarind in 10cc of water and extracting the liquid)
Salt as per taste
Oil for frying
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