Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Brinjal Raita Recipe-Sutta Kathirikkai Thayir Pachadi

Brinjal Raita is made with roasted brinjals, curd and spices. It is easy to make and tastes very delicious. It can be had as a side dish for parathas, rotis, sambar sadam and even biryani. Today we will learn how to make brinjal yogurt raita following this easy recipe.

Brinjal Raita-Sutta Kathirikkai Thayir Pachadi

Brinjal Raita-Sutta Kathirikkai Thayir Pachadi

Brinjal Raita-Sutta Kathirikkai Thayir Pachadi

 Prep Time : 15 mins
 Cook Time : 5 mins 
 Serves: 2
 Recipe CategorySide Dish-Brinjal
 Recipe CuisineSouth Indian

   Ingredients needed

   Brinjal - 2 medium size
   Thick Curd/Plain Yogurt - 3/4 - 1 cup
   Roasted Cumin Powder - 1/2 tsp
   Salt to taste

   For the Seasoning

   Oil - 2 tsp
   Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
   Cumin seeds - 3/4 tsp
   Chilli Powder - 1/4 tsp
   Curry leaves - a sprig

   For Garnishing

   Coriander leaves - 2 tbsp finely chopped


Wash and wipe the brinjals dry. Apply a thin coating of oil all over the brinjal.

Insert a fork of knife inside the brinjal and roast it on fire until the brinjal becomes charred on all the sides as seen in the picture below. Drop it in a bowl of water to cool.

fire roasted brinjal-sutta kathirikkai

Once it cools, remove the black charred skin completely. Then chop the brinjal flesh into small pieces.

how to make brinjal curd raita


In a bowl, mix together chopped brinjal flesh, whisked curd, 1/4 tsp roasted cumin powder and salt needed.

Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, when it splutters, turn off the heat and then add chilli powder, curry leaves and pour it over the raita. Mix well.

Sprinkle a pinch of chilli powder, remaining roasted cumin powder and garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves.

Enjoy it as such or chilled with sambar sadam or variety rice like tomato rice, vendhaya keerai sadam etc.

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  1. looking delicious... awsome recipe....

  2. Hello Padhu, we Maharashtrians have similar recipe by roasting brinjals. It is called " Vangyache Bharit ". We put finely cut ginger, green chilies, crushed peanuts and little onion along with coriander etc. All these are raw. We don't put tadka.


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