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    Sweet N Sour Eggplant

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    30 mins

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    Udita's Note:

    This is a sauce based eggplant side dish which is spicy sweet and also sour! This goes well with any bread and or rice.

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    1. 1
      slit lengthwise the eggplants but not cutting it through, stop right at the cap.
    2. 2
      mix ingredients 2,3 and 4 (salt, chilli powder, and turmeric powder) apply this mixture to the insides of the eggplants and keep them aside.
    3. 3
      Meanwhile in a heavy bottomed pan or wok heat the oil and temper with the fenugreek seeds coriander seeds and red chillies. Stir for half a minute and then add the chopped onion and sauté till they turn pink.
    4. 4
      Add the grated ginger and continue stirring for about half a minute before adding the salt, chilli and turmeric powders.
    5. 5
      Keep stirring the mixture for a few seconds and add the tomato puree and keep stirring till oil seperates.
    6. 6
      Add the eggplants and the tamarind paste. Stir and add a cup of water and cover it and let it simmer till the eggplants are mushy and the sauce is not runny anymore.
    7. 7
      Add the sugar, and adjust the seasonings before turning off the heat.
    8. 8
      Serve with bread or rice.

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    Nutritional Facts for Sweet N Sour Eggplant

    Serving Size: 1 (1258 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 391.1
    Calories from Fat 87
    Total Fat 9.6 g
    Saturated Fat 1.4 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 1216.9 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 77.6 g
    Dietary Fiber 40.4 g
    Sugars 35.0 g
    Protein 13.3 g

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