Eggplant Bhaji | Kathirikai Bhaji

Eggplant Bhaji | Kathirikai Bhaji

Ingredients:

  • Italian Eggplant ~ 1
  • Oil ~ 1 Tbsp.
  • Onions, chopped fine ~ 1
  • Mustard seeds ~ 1 tsp.
  • Tamarind paste ~ 1 tsp.
  • Green chillies, salt ~ to taste

Steps:

  • Smear very little oil on the eggplant and roast it over open flame (or broil it).  Once it’s cool enough to handle remove the skin and smash this.
  • In a pan add the oil, and splutter the  mustard seeds.  Now add the onions and green chillies and saute.
  • To this add the eggplant, tamarind paste, salt and water (to desired consistency), and bring it to a boil.

Eggplant Curry

Eggplant Curry

Ingredients:

  • American eggplant, washed and chopped into cubes ~ 1 (can be substituted with any eggplant of choice)
  • Sambhar Powder, Salt ~ to taste
  • Jeera seeds ~ 1 tsp.
  • Oil ~ 2 Tbsp.

Steps:

  • Add oil to a non-stick skillet, and once hot, add in the jeera seeds and let it sizzle.
  • Add the eggplant, sambhar powder and salt, mix it well, and cover and cook (on low) until the eggplant is cooked.

Notes:

  • A couple of sprigs of chopped cilantro can be added at the end for an added taste.

 

 

 

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