mearl223 On November - 29 - 2009

Brinjal-bites/ Grilled Eggplant

Brinjal/ Eggplant slices dusted with a medley of spices & pan-fried, grilled or roasted.


PrepTime 5mins – CookTime 12mins – Serves 4





1 large long brinjal/ eggplant
1/4 tsp turmeric pwd
1/4 tsp cumin pwd
1/4 tsp pepper pwd
1/4 tsp red-chili pwd
1/2 tsp salt
olive oil


Cooking Instructions:

1. Cut the eggplant into 1/2cm-thin slices

2. Dust them with all the powders, salt & drizzle with 2 tbsp olive oil – toss to cover evenly.

3. Shallow-fry or grill on both sides for 2-3 minutes on medium heat.

4. Serve hot as a snack or a side to your Indian meal.


Alternative s:

1. You can make a batter of gram-flour, yoghurt, salt to taste & some red-chili, turmeric, cumin & pepper powders. Coat the marinated slices in the batter & deep-fry till golden brown.

2. Another way to make brinjal-bites is to coat the marinated slices with a batter of corn-flour & milk and then dust them with breadcrumbs or semolina and shallow fry on each side.

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