Using Herbs and Spices


Asian Home Recipe

Spicy Aubergine with Yoghurt Recipe

Ingredients :

2

3 tablespoons

2

3 cloves

2 teaspoons

2 teaspoons

1 teaspoon

1/2 teaspoon

1/2 teaspoon

1 1/2 teaspoon

1/2 teaspoon

1 cup

Medium aubergine

Ghee or oil

Medium onions, finely chopped

Garlic, finely chopped

Finely grated fresh ginger

Ground coriander

Ground cumin

Ground turmeric

Chili powder

Salt or to taste

Garam masala

Yoghurt

Sugar, optional

Method :
  • Put the aubergine under a preheated griller, about 15 cm from the heat and grill until skins are blacked and aubergine is soft throughout.

  • Cool, then peel.

  • Mash flesh of aubergine roughly, or chop into small pieces.

  • In a medium sauce pan heat ghee or oil and fry onions, garlic and ginger until onion is soft and golden.

  • Add coriander, cumin, turmeric, chili powder and fry, stirring for another minute.

  • Stir in salt and add the mashed or chopped aubergine.

  • Stir and cook for a few minutes, then sprinkle with garam masala, cover and cook for 5 minutes longer.

  • Taste and add more salt if necessary, and if liked, a little sugar, about 2 teaspoons.

  • Mash the yoghurt smoothly and mix into the aubergine before serving.

  • Serve with rice and curries and other accompaniments.

 

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