Actress Hina Khan has left us drooling with a picture of her hearty meal, which she shared on Instagram Stories. The actress, who was born in Srinagar, gave us a glimpse of her traditional Kashmiri-style eggplant dish. Trust us when we say, a look at the yummy dish will leave you aching with hunger for sure! Hina shared the picture along with a caption explaining what the dish was. She wrote, “Kashmiri style doodh waale baingan (yoghurt eggplant).” She also added the traditional Kashmiri name of the dish in her caption — “Doodh waangan”. Are you hungry yet? Because we certainly are.
This traditional vegetarian dish is very flavourful and is made with a yogurt-based grave spiced delicately with cardamom. The eggplant is roasted rather than deep-fried. The dish is served with hot naan.
Previously, Hina had given us a glimpse of her simple, homely Iftar spread during the month of Ramadan. The actress who was observing the fast shared pictures of her meal on Instagram Stories. The meal included bowls of fresh fruits along with some succulent kebabs. Read more about it here.
If Hina’s drool-worthy eggplant dish has left you craving for some, fret not. Here’s a list of recipes for you to try at home:
This is a delicious brinjal dish straight from Kashmir. The brinjal is cooked in a masala made using cumin seeds, fennel seeds, red chilies, and cardamom roasted in hot mustard oil.
2) Chok Wangun
Here’s a tastebud-tantalizing spicy brinjal gravy from Kashmir. The brinjal is fried in hot oil until golden brown and cooked in a tangy gravy made with tamarind paste and a host of spices.
This tasty and wholesome dish is made using minced chicken and diced brinjal. It’s cooked together in tamarind and tomato base gravy.
Keema baingan can enjoyed with both rice or roti
This tangy, spicy brinjal dish is made with a blend of spices like dry mango powder, cumin seeds, carom seeds, and fennel seeds. Serve this with hot rotis.
A dish fit for royals straight from Hyderabad. This brinjal dish is a hearty gravy recipe made with dry roasted peanuts and onions blended to a fine powder.
Let us know in the comments below what you thought of Hina’s Kashmiri-style baingan dish and which of these yummy baingan recipes did you enjoy making.