Baigan Aur Tamaatar

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Title: Baigan Aur Tamaatar
Yield: 2 Servings
Categories: Indian

Ingredients:

1/2 lb Eggplant
2 tb Ghee
1 sm Onion; chopped finely
1 Garlic cloves; sliced
1/2 ts Turmeric
1 Bay leaf
1 1" cinnamon stick
1/2 ts Salt
3/4 ts Cayenne pepper
1 sl 1/2" fresh ginger
2 md Tomatoes
1 tb Garam masala


Wash & slice aubergines. Heat ghee & saute the onion & garlic when hot for
2 to 3 minutes. Add turmeric, bay leaf & cinnamon stick & saute for a
further 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in sliced eggplant. Add salt,
cayenne & ginger. Blend together well. Cook for 10 minutes. Add tomatoes,
cover pot & cook for another 10 minutes. Sprinkle with garam masala &
serve. Be careful not to overcook otherwise it will go very mushy.

Recipe by: Madhur Jaffrey, "An Invitation to Indian Cooking"

Posted to recipelu-digest by Sharon Raghavachary on
Feb 05, 1998