Mutton Mince and Brinjal Bake

READY IN: 2hrs 30mins




  • Firstly, apply a pinch of salt, red chilli powder and turmeric powder to the brinjal slices.
  • Keep aside for 5 minutes.
  • Shallow fry the brinjal slices lightly and drain on clean paper towels.
  • Keep aside.
  • Next, heat oil in a large pot on high flame.
  • Toss in green chillies and onions and stir-fry on medium flame until slightly browned.
  • Toss in the tomatoes and cook them until they are softened.
  • Then, stir in the ginger-garlic paste and fry it for a minute.
  • After this, add the mutton mince and stir continuously until it is fried, making sure that no lumps are formed.
  • Then add the powdered cinnamon, cloves, chilli powder, tomato puree, half the quantity of oregano and salt to the mince.
  • Mix well and then, pour in a glass of water (2 cups).
  • Allow it to cook until the mince is nearly dry but NOT completely dry.
  • Now take a baking dish and grease it with a little oil.
  • Then, line the bottom of the dish with half the fried brinjal slices.
  • Then, on top of these brinjal slices, put the mutton mince.
  • Then again, put a layer of the fried brinjal slices.
  • Cover the topmost layer with the grated cheese.
  • Sprinkle a little oregano neatly over the top of the cheese.
  • Stand back and admire how pretty it looks for a minute.
  • Then, cover the top of the baking dish with a foil.
  • Keep aside.
  • Pre heat the oven at 180C for 15 minutes.
  • Put the baking dish in it.
  • Allow to bake for 30 minutes or until the water completely dries up in the dish.
  • Remove the foil and let the cheese brown.
  • Serve hot and enjoy this meal on its own to the fullest!
  • Bon appetite!