Batter Fried Eggplant

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by IngridH

From The Africa Cookbook, this is attributed to South Africa. Wherever it comes from, this is a yummy way to eat your vegetables!

Top Review by Ck2plz

I halved this but I would keep the spices the same. There were no directions for using the water. I wet the eggplant followed with dipping it in the batter. I would bake it next time and then put under the broiler to toast it. ZWT7 for the Count Dracula and His Hot Bites.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash the eggplants and cut into 1 inch slices. Place the slices on a rack or in a colander, sprinkle with the salt, and let sit for 15 minutes. This will release Mix remaining ingredients into a batter.
  2. When the oil is hot, dip a few pieces of the eggplant in the batter until well coated. Carefully place into the hot oil, and fry for 3-5 minutes on each side, until golden brown.
  3. Remove from oil and place on paper towels to drain any excess oil.
  4. Serve immediately.

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