Imam Bayildi & Haydari Dip
Wondering how to make an eggplant into a delicious dish. This is your recipe.
Imam Bayildi Haydari Dip Recipe by Chef Ranveer Brar

- Asian


- 4

Cooking Time

-30 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 15 Min


  • FOR Eggplant
  • 1 Large Eggplants
  • as required Water
  • to taste Salt
  • for Shallow Frying Olive Oil
  • One Pinch Nutmeg.
  • FOR Making Imam Bayaldi
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil/Jaitun ka tel
  • 1 tbsp Garlic
  • 1 Onion
  • 2 Tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp Pine Nuts
  • 1 tsp Castor Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Hung Curd
  • 1 tbsp Cream Cheese
  • 2 tsp Processed Cheese
  • 1 tbsp Dill Leaves(Chopped)/ Shepu
  • 2 Garlic Clove
  • 1 tbsp chopped Parsley


  1. 1

    For Eggplant ,Slit 1 large eggplant into half and make deep slit on the flesh.
  2. 2

    In salted water dip eggplant for 15 minutes then squeeze out water from eggplant and keep aside.
  3. 3

    Shallow fry eggplants in warm olive oil and remove it on a baking tray skin side down.
  4. 4

    In a pan warm 2 tbsp olive oil, add 1 tbsp chopped garlic, 1 chopped onion, 2 chopped tomatoes, ½ cup water and salt to taste.
  5. 5

    Put tomato mixture on top of eggplants, one pinch nutmeg, toasted pine nuts and castor sugar.
  6. 6

    Bake Eggplants at 160 degrees for 20 minutes.
  7. 7

    For Making Hydri Dip ,In a bowl add 1 tbsp hung curd, 1 tbsp cream cheese, 2 tsp of processed cheese, chopped dill leaves, chopped parsley, grated garlic clove and stir the dip.
  8. 8

    Serve Imam Bayildi on a platter, top it with hydari dip, coriander and drizzle virgin olive oil.
  9. 9

    Serve Imam Bayildi hot.
  10. 10

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Ranveer Brar


Ranveer's fascination with food began on the streets of Lucknow. One of India's youngest executive chefs when he headed the kitchen at The Claridges, New Delhi, he has also spearheading Taj Group properties like Goa-based restaurants Morisco, Il Camino and Fishtail. This globe-trotting award-winning chef paints in his free time.

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