Baingan -(Brinjals in sauce made of onion,tomatoes and Yogurt)

This recipe I have learnt few months before and I am in love with it ! So sharing it with you all.

It is a simple vegetarian dish of brinjals,many people don’t like the plain taste of brinjals ;but if you combine it well with the onion,tomatoes and spices , it is just so delicious!

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Preparation time:15 mins                                                                       Cooking time:30 minutes

Serves: 2-3

Ingredients :

Brinjal , 1 Big ( ~ 400 grams),cut into small pieces.

onion (1  medium, finely chopped)   1

Green chillies 1 piece (chopped)

tomato Puree 1  small Cup(100 ml) or freshly cut tomatoes

yogurt.(1 cup)

Salt 1 tablespoon

Cumin Powder  ½ teaspoon

Turmeric       ½ teaspoon

Chili Powder ( 1/4 teaspoon) Depends on your spice level.

Cumin Seeds, (1 teaspoon each)

Garam Masala(½ teaspoon)

Oil – 2 tablespoon

Chopped coriander leaves for Garnishing

Method: 
In a wok/pan  heat 1 tablespoon of oil  and  add cumin seeds.
Splutter them for a minute or less.   Add brinjal pieces and saute them for 10 minutes on medium flame.3             4 - Copy
Take out the brinjal from wok in a plate.
Add  one table spoon of oil in wok, now add finely chopped   onion and chilli pieces.
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Fry the chopped onions and green chillies. Saute till the onions become light brown.
Add the spices and fry for a minute.
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Now  tomato puree  and salt.  Fry for a minute.
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Add  back brinjals  to sauce, Add pinch of garam masala,
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Put the lid on and cook on low flame for 10  minutes.
Now add yogurt to wok, mix and put back the lid for another 5 minutes.
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Check before turning off the flame if brinjal pieces are soft, else cook for another 5 mins on low flame.
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Garnish with some chopped coriander and enjoy with rice or roti(indian bread,also called chapati, )
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