Sweet N Sour Eggplant

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READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • slit lengthwise the eggplants but not cutting it through, stop right at the cap.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Add the grated ginger and continue stirring for about half a minute before adding the salt, chilli and turmeric powders.
  • Keep stirring the mixture for a few seconds and add the tomato puree and keep stirring till oil seperates.
  • 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.
  • Add the sugar, and adjust the seasonings before turning off the heat.
  • Serve with bread or rice.
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