Thursday, September 27, 2007


This one is quite simple........but absolutely chatpata with chappatis.

250 gms - small eggplants / baingan, washed & cubed.
3 potatoes - medium sized, scraped & cubed
2 big onions - chopped finely
4/5 flakes of garlic - chopped finely
1 tspn - garam masala
1 tspn - amchur
1 tspn - chilli powder
a dash of lemon juice
Method -
In a kadai, add some oil. When hot add the garlic.
When just about brown, add the eggplant & the onions together & some salt
Close lid & cook till tender, stirring in between.
Meanwhile, in a frypan, add some oil. When hot, add some jeera.
When the jeera sputters, add the potatoes & cook till crisp on all sides.
Now add the potatoes to the baingan.
Add the masalas, mix well.
Cover lid & let cook for another 2 minutes
Uncover, stir & add a dash of lemon
Serve with chappatis


musical said...

I always love me some aloo-baingan :). Chatpata ho to kya baat hai! Lovely one :).

Shella said...

Musical - Baingan alu chatpata ho to bahut acha lagta hai. I loved this one.

Timepass said...

The pic reveals that the recipe name suits it a lot.. Chatpata it is...

Nags said...

i love fried baigan :)

Shella said...

Timepass - yes dear, very chatpata. I had made it a bit spicy too.

Nags - me too.

Happy cook said...

MMM it looks delicious and with chapathi it can't go wrong. Love it

Shella said...

Happy Cook - yes dear. I tried it with chawal & daal too & it was good.