Eggplant & Peanut Masala

A simple side dish in a medley of spices with nutty masala cooked to perfection!   Ingredients: Eggplant/Brinjal – 2 large ones, cut into medium cubes Onion-1, finely chopped Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp Red chili powder-1 tsp Garlic- 5 pods Ginger-1″ piece, chopped Peanuts (raw)- 1/4 cup Cumin seeds – 1/4 tsp Curry leaves- A sprig

Chidambaram Kathirikkai Gothsu / South Indian Brinjal & Lentils Curry

A divine treat for your taste buds – this traditional South Indian side dish from the famous town of Chidambaram in Tamil Nadu is made with brinjal & lentils that pairs perfectly with idli or dosa on your breakfast routine!   Ingredients: Brinjal/eggplants- 4, cut into small cubes Yellow lentils /moong dal- 1/2 cup Pearl

Indian Style Eggplant Lasagna

An elegant vegetable lasagna that is absolutely delicious and colorful!   Ingredients: Eggplants/brinjals – 2 big ones, cut into thick rounds of about 1 cm each Onion- 1, thinly sliced Cumin seeds – 1 tsp Asafoetida – A pinch Ginger-garlic paste- 1 tsp Green chili paste- 1 tsp Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp Red chili powder- 2

Rustic Eggplant Moussaka

Tender slices of roasted eggplant layered with rich meaty sauce & slathered with cheesy topping!   Ingredients: Eggplants/aubergines -3 Ground meat – 1 kg (minced beef or lamb) Onion – 1, finely chopped Garlic – 4 pods, finely minced Tomatoes – 2, roughly chopped Tomato paste – 1 tsp White wine – 1/2 cup Pepper powder-

Kalimirch Baingan / Indian Style Black Pepper Eggplant Stir Fry

This spicy eggplant stir fry is flavorful and easy to make. The earthly aroma of the pepper enhances the taste of the brinjals bringing out the flavors well.   Ingredients: Eggplants/brinjal/aubergine – 8 small ones Onion- 1, thinly sliced Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp Black pepper powder- 2 tsp Salt

Beguner Jhal / Bengali Style Brinjal (Eggplant) In Spicy Mustard Gravy

This is a typical dish of every Bengali household. Beguner Jhan is a rich, creamy, & spicy curry that goes well as a side dish with rice or flatbread. The brinjal is cooked in a delicious blend of five spices – Cumin, Brown Mustard, Fenugreek, Nigella, and Fennel- that enhances the flavor of the cuisine.    Ingredients: