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Aloo Baingan - Potato and Eggplant

Aloo Baingan - Potato and Eggplant step-by-step recipe | vegelicacy.com
"Would you like to try something Indian? Something aromatic, spicy, nutritious and exquisitely delicious? Then you should definately cook this flavourful eggplant dish. Enjoy!"

Ingredients Serves 4

  • 3 potatoes
  • 1 large eggplant
  • 4 tomatoes
  • 1 chili pepper
  • 1 inch/2.5 cm ginger root
  • 1/2 bunch cilantro
  • 1 cup oil
  • 1 tbsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/3 tsp asafoetida (optional)
  • 1.5 tsp salt

Method

  1. Peel and wash the potatoes, cut them into cubes. Cut the eggplant into 1/2'' pieces. Dice the potatoes. Peel the ginger root and grate it using a fine shredder. Remove the seeds from the chili pepper, and cut it finely. Chop up the cilantro.

    Aloo Baingan - Potato and Eggplant
  2. Put the potato into a pan, cover with water, bring to a boil and cook for 8-10 minutes until soft.

    Aloo Baingan - Potato and Eggplant
  3. In a deep saucepan heat up the oil over medium heat. Make sure that the oil is really hot. Deep-fry the eggplant pieces for 2-3 minutes. The eggplants should be completely covered with the oil.

    Aloo Baingan - Potato and Eggplant
  4. Transfer the eggplant pieces to paper towels to remove excess oil.

    Aloo Baingan - Potato and Eggplant
  5. In a small bowl combine ginger, chili, coriander, turmerik and paprkika. Add 4 tbsp water, mix well.

    Aloo Baingan - Potato and Eggplant
  6. In a skillet heat up 1 tbsp oil. Add cumin seeds and asafoetida, stir-fry for 30 seconds. Then add the mix from step 6 and cook stiring for another minute.

    Aloo Baingan - Potato and Eggplant
  7. Then add the tomatoes, cook for 2 minutes.

    Aloo Baingan - Potato and Eggplant
  8. Add the potato and eggplants, stir well, cover and cook for 4 minutes. Turn off the heat, add the cilantro, mix thoroughly and serve.

    Aloo Baingan - Potato and Eggplant

Author: vegelicacy

Posted on: 18 January 2014

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Diet type: vegan
Category: main course
Difficulty: easy
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Ellen 15 April 2014
This was really good and easy to make! My husband liked it over rice. Thank you!

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vegelicacy 15 April 2014
Thank you Ellen! Lovely to hear from you :)

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