Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Roasted eggplant and tomato dip





Today's spot light is on our very own sailu of sailu's food. I had got this recipe from her blog a few months back and this dish has become a favourite at our place. The flavours of the roasted brinjal and the tomatoes blend together beautifully making this chutney absolutely irresistable. This curry is a breeze to prepare and it can be had with either rice rotis or as a dip. Now is this another version of babaghanoush???



Roasted eggplant and tomato dip recipe:
Preparation time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 10 mins+ roasting time
Serves: 4

Ingredients:
Eggplant- 1 large
Onion- 1 Chopped fine
Tomato- 2, chopped fine
Ginger- 1" piece, grated
Green chilli- 1, chopped
Turmeric powder- 1/4tsp
Paprika powder- 1/2tsp
Coriander powder- 1/2tsp
Oil- 2tbsp
Mustard- 1/2tsp
Jeera/ cumin- 1/2tsp
Hing- a pinch 
Salt- to taste
Coriander to garnish

Method:
  • Grease the eggplant with some oil and roast over a low flame.
  • Once the eggplant is completely black, take off the heat and cool.
  • Peel the skin and mash the pulp and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a wok and add the mustard seeds.
  • Once they pop, add the jeera and hing and fry till the jeera turns brown
  • Add the onion and the green chilli and saute till the onion turns pink.
  • Add the grated ginger and saute for a min more.
  • Add the chopped tomato and stir.
  • Add the salt, tuermeric, paprika powder and coriander seed powder and saute for 2 mins
  • Add the mashed eggplant and saute for 5 mins more.
  • Take off the heat and garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot with rice or rotis.
This recipe is my contribution to Aipi's book marked recipes event

9 comments :

  1. Eggplant n tomato that sounds a awesome combination...looks very appealing

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  2. My hubby will go crazy over it.. lol..awesome recipe !
    Thanks a lot for linking this to bookmark event.

    US Masala

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  3. tasty and tangy combination i think.... want to taste it now...

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  4. Yummy dip,looks flavorful and awesome.

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  5. delicious dip...great and interesting combo...

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  6. Tempting and tangy dip..fabulous..

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  7. Love the brinjal bharta and the delicious tomato dip.

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  8. Truely tempting like to have this with hot rice.. Nice pictures .

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