Eggplant Fry

 

 

Brinjal Fry

 

Ingredients (Serves 1 – 2)

1. Eggplant – 4, small (You can use any variety of eggplant you prefer)

2. Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp

   Chilly powder – 1 – 1.5 tsp

   Coriander powder – 3/4 – 1 tsp

   Garam masala powder – 1/4 – 1/2 tsp

    Salt – To taste

3. Vegetable oil – To shallow fry

Method

1. Slice the eggplants thinly. Put them in a vessel filled with water. Drain well.

2. Combine the ingredients numbered 2 in a bowl. Add  little water to make a very thick paste. Rub this spice mixture on to the thinly sliced eggplants. Set aside for 5 minutes. Heat oil (do not use more than 1 – 1.5 tbsp as eggplant absorbs oil) in a pan at medium heat. Shallow fry the eggplant slices until brown and crispy, flipping over to the other side in between.  Drain on to a paper towel to remove excess oil. Serve hot. It goes extremely well with rice and dal/ pulliseri or curd rice. Enjoy!

 

Tips

Instead of frying, you can bake the sliced eggplants. Add 2 tsp oil to the marinade and arrange the marinated eggplants in a baking sheet lined with aluminium foil. Grease the foil and bake at 375 F for about 8 – 10 minutes. Now turn the broil mode and broil for 2 – 3 minutes. You don’t need to flip them. Serve immediately.

Comments

  1. Totally Yummy!

  2. i want to try this one…its attractive appetizer ….

  3. Yummy I love this eggplant fry its easy and tasty.

  4. Perfect looking eggplant fry.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

  5. Easy and tasty side for lunch times !! Looks good..Happy New Year to you and your Family !!!

  6. Omg, wat a lovely dish, delicious and drool-worthy ..

  7. a very happy new year to you and your family. lovely simple recipe. best way to start the new year.

  8. My favorite,delicious
    Happy New Year Maya.

  9. wow..this looks awesome..would love to have some..YUMMY YUMMY..

    Aarthi
    http://yummytummy-aarthi.blogspot.com/

  10. I love this..
    Happy new year dear :)

  11. Nice delicious fry !!

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  12. These look yummylicious.

  13. Thanks to u, i went from being a shitty cook to a awesome cook (hehe)

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