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Baigan Aur Tamaatar


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Ingredients:

  • 1/2 lb Eggplant
  • 2 tb Ghee
  • 1 sm Onion; chopped finely
  • 1 Garlic cloves; sliced
  • 1/2 ts Turmeric
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1 1" cinnamon stick
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 3/4 ts Cayenne pepper
  • 1 sl 1/2" fresh ginger
  • 2 md Tomatoes
  • 1 tb Garam masala

Directions:

Wash & slice aubergines. Heat ghee & saute the onion & garlic when hot for 2 to 3 minutes. Add turmeric, bay leaf & cinnamon stick & saute for a further 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in sliced eggplant. Add salt, cayenne & ginger. Blend together well. Cook for 10 minutes. Add tomatoes, cover pot & cook for another 10 minutes. Sprinkle with garam masala & serve. Be careful not to overcook otherwise it will go very mushy.
 
Recipe by: Madhur Jaffrey, "An Invitation to Indian Cooking"
 
Posted to recipelu-digest by Sharon Raghavachary <schary@earthlink.net> on Feb 05, 1998