Brinjal Curd Raita Recipe

Brinjal Curd Raita is a refreshing and tangy side dish made with roasted brinjal and yogurt. The smoky flavor of the brinjal pairs perfectly with the creamy and cooling yogurt. This raita is a great accompaniment to spicy Indian curries and biryanis. It is easy to make and can be prepared in just a few minutes. Serve it chilled and garnish with fresh coriander leaves for a delightful and healthy addition to your meal.

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Ingredients for Brinjal Curd Raita Recipe

  • 1/2 Large Brinjal
  • 1/2 cup Yogurt
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Powder
  • 0.13 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • as needed Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Brinjal Curd Raita Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Start by roasting the brinjal on an open flame until the skin turns black and charred.
  • STEP 2.Once roasted, let the brinjal cool down and then peel off the skin.
  • STEP 3.Mash the roasted brinjal with a fork or blend it in a mixer to get a smooth texture.
  • STEP 4.In a bowl, whisk the yogurt until smooth and creamy.
  • STEP 5.Add the mashed brinjal to the yogurt and mix well.
  • STEP 6.Season with salt, cumin powder, and red chili powder according to taste.
  • STEP 7.Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve chilled.
  • STEP 8.This raita can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to roast the brinjal until the skin is completely charred to get the smoky flavor.
  • You can adjust the consistency of the raita by adding more or less yogurt.
  • For a spicier version, you can add finely chopped green chilies or a pinch of black salt.
  • Serve the raita as a side dish with biryanis, pulao, or any spicy curry for a balanced and cooling effect.

Storage and Serving

  • Store the raita in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
  • Serve chilled as a side dish or dip with your favorite Indian meals.
  • Garnish with fresh coriander leaves before serving for added freshness.
Nutrition
value
110
calories per serving
8 g Fat2 g Protein6 g Carbs1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    8g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Carbs
    6g
  • Fiber
    1g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    6g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Fiber
    1g

Fats

  • Fat
    8g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    36mg
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
    117mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    3mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    16mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    16mg
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp