Easy yet delicious eggplant stir fry…

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Here is an easy and delicious eggplant stir fry, this can be served as a vegetarian side dish for lunch or dinner.

Eggplant Stir fry

Ingredients

For marination:

  • Eggplant, small round ones- 10, halved
  • Chilly powder- 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
  • Ground pepper- 1/2 tsp
  • Salt- to taste

Other ingredients

  • Oil- 3 tbsp for shallow frying eggplants
  • Oil- 1 tbsp while cooking
  • Onions, cut thin and long- 2, medium
  • Curry leaves- 1 sprig
  • Tomatoes, chopped- 2
  • Cilantro, chopped- 2 handful
  • Salt- to taste
  • Chilly powder- if needed add according to your spice level

Preparation

  • Cut the eggplants into halves lengthwise and marinate with the above mentioned ingredients “for marination”, keep aside for 10 minutes.
  • Place a large non-stick pan over medium heat, add 3 tbsp oil, place the marinated eggplants in oil and pan fry it till it turns golden brown in color. If you prefer you could deep fry the eggplants.
  • Remove the pan fried eggplants and keep aside.
  • Add 1 tbsp of oil to the pan, add the onions, little salt, curry leaves and stir fry till onions turn golden brown in color.
  • Add tomatoes, cook till it’s mashed up.
  • Add the pan fried eggplants, combine well and stir fry for a few minutes.
  • Have a taste, add more salt or chilly powder if needed.
  • Garnish with chopped cilantro, cook for a few seconds.
  • Dist it out and serve as a side dish.
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Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 4 People
Ingredients
For marination
  • Eggplant, small round ones- 10, halved
  • Chilly powder- 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder- ¼ tsp
  • Ground pepper- ½ tsp
  • Salt- to taste
Other ingredients
  • Oil- 3 tbsp for shallow frying eggplants
  • Oil- 1 tbsp while cooking
  • Onions, cut thin and long- 2, medium
  • Curry leaves- 1 sprig
  • Tomatoes, chopped- 2
  • Cilantro, chopped- 2 handful
  • Salt- to taste
  • Chilly powder- if needed add according to your spice level
Instructions
  1. Cut the eggplants into halves lengthwise and marinate with the above mentioned ingredients "for marination", keep aside for 10 minutes.
  2. Place a large non-stick pan over medium heat, add 3 tbsp oil, place the marinated eggplants in oil and pan fry it till it turns golden brown in color. If you prefer you could deep fry the eggplants.
  3. Remove the pan fried eggplants and keep aside.
  4. Add 1 tbsp of oil to the pan, add the onions, little salt, curry leaves and stir fry till onions turn golden brown in color.
  5. Add tomatoes, cook till it's mashed up.
  6. Add the pan fried eggplants, combine well and stir fry for a few minutes.
  7. Have a taste, add more salt or chilly powder if needed.
  8. Garnish with chopped cilantro, cook for a few seconds.
  9. Dist it out and serve as a side dish.