Indian Spiced Eggplant (Aubergine)

Recipe by Engrossed
READY IN: 30mins




  • Preheat broiler.
  • Trim ends off eggplant and cut into 1/4" thick rounds.
  • Spray cookie sheet with cooking oil.
  • Place eggplant on cookie sheet and spray with cooking oil.
  • Broil eggplant until tender and browned, about 3-5 minutes per side. Set aside.
  • In a small bowl, combine the first 7 spices. In a large frying pan, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add spice mixture and cook, stirring constantly, for about 30 seconds.
  • Quickly add the onion and saute until soft and translucent, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the tomato sauce or halved cherry tomatoes, molasses, garlic and vinegar. Cook the sauce, stirring occasionally, until thickened, about 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Transfer eggplant to serving dish and pour sauce over. Top with chopped cilantro.