Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Baingan patiala

4 Purple Chinese eggplant, cut lengthwise, cut 1" pieces
1 medium onion, chopped
2 medium tomatoes, finely chopped
2-3 green chillies, slit
1" piece ginger, grated
2 cloves garlic chopped
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp amchoor powder
1 tsp red chilli powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
salt, to taste
2 tbsp light cooking oil

Saute eggplant pieces in a large skillet till lightly roasted. Set aside.
Heat a little oil in the skillet, saute onions,cumin seeds, spices, green chillies and ginger and garlic for a few minutes. Add in tomatoes and cook on medium heat till the mixture is almost dry and leaves oil from the sides.

Mix in fried eggplants, salt, and let cook a few minutes till eggplants are done through.