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Egg Plant Masala

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  Egg plant 1
  Onions 3 Medium
  Tomatoes 2 Medium
  Garlic 6
  Ginger paste 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garam masala 1 Teaspoon
  Green cardamom 3
  Cardamom 2 Large
  Cinnamon piece 1 Small
  Bay leaves 4
  Turmeric powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Coriander powder 2 Teaspoon
  Red chili powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Oil 2 Tablespoon

1. Cut a big Egg plant in three cylindrical pieces and then cut these in medium thick pieces
2. In a bowl, put the egg plant and mix with 1/2 tsp garam masala, 1/2 tsp turmeric powder, 1 tsp coriander powder, 3/4 tsp Red Chilli powder, 1 tsp salt, 3 tsps oil. Leave it for 1 hour.
3. In the mean while, cut onions in small pieces
4. After an hour put oil in a flat frying pan and shallow fry the egg plant pieces to make it soft and edible.
5. Then put cardamoms, Cinnamon, bay leaves, Garlic pieces, Ginger paste in the oil
6. Put cut onions in the oil, add 1/4 tsp salt and fry it till it gets brown
7. Put all the spices and fry it for sometime
8. Put small cut tomato pieces in onion and make a good paste of it
9. Add fried egg plan in the mixture, add some water (not too much, the gravy should be thick) and cover it for 5 minutes
Do not mix it too much, the egg plant pieces should not break.
Now this is ready to eat. Just enjoy

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Dry Curry
Preparation Time: 
60 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
90 Minutes
I tried this recipe with a taste in mind and tried to put things which I visualized will make my imagination realize. May be someone else also have prepared it before. Try it once. I prepared it for a party and people just loved it. As far as I am concerned, this is the best utilization of egg plant I can see.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 228 Calories from Fat 105

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g18.3%

Saturated Fat 1.5 g7.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 196.1 mg8.2%

Total Carbohydrates 31 g10.2%

Dietary Fiber 10 g40%

Sugars 10.8 g

Protein 5 g10.1%

Vitamin A 17.4% Vitamin C 46%

Calcium 12.6% Iron 14%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Egg Plant Masala Recipe