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Spicy Eggplant Fry



Spicy Eggplant fry

 This is a delicious stir fried eggplant made with a flavorful spice blend and goes well with rice.Its quick and simple recipe. I got the recipe for the spice blend from here. I used the same recipe,but added shredded dry coconut too to make the spice powder.

Ingredients
Eggplant- 1 medium
Turmeric- 1/4 tsp
Chilly powder- 1/2 tsp
Hing- a pinch
Mustard seeds- 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves- a few
oil
salt to taste

For the spice blend
Channa dal- 2 tsp
Sesame seeds- 1 tsp
Shredded coconut- 2 tsp
Red chilly- 3


Cut eggplant into cubes and marinate with turmeric powder and chilly powder. Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds and when they splutter add hing and curry leaves followed by the egg plant and stir fry. Reduce flame and close lid for a minute. Cook till half done and add salt. Continue to stir fry.

Mean while dry roast the ingredients in the spice blend. First add channa dal and chilly and roast till it changes color.Now add dry shredded coconut and sesame seed and roast for a minute. Make a powder of this.Add this to the eggplant and toss till well coated. Fry for two more minutes till the eggplant pieces gets slight fried . Serve with rice..


Try this..
Hope you will all enjoy

Comments

  1. Eggplant looks so spicy n delicious. A good alternative to the usual fry.

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  2. super recipe of eggplant it sounds spicy and tasty

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  3. So spicy and yummy brinjals.

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  4. wow!what a dish very exciting dish to try out.do visit and comment on my another created blog which is very new.it is related to life skill blog.do visit it n comment on it.if u like my new blog then you can become follower of my blog

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  5. That looks interesting.. Love the spicy masala.. I would try making it a bit more fried..

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  6. Drooling over this one..Coz'I am not that much into egg plant.This recipe looks terrific!

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  7. Adipoli suja...very tempting! In my house nobody likes egg plant except me, so never try anything with this..:(

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  8. Delicious stir fry..looks spicy and yummy!

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  9. Suja thats an awesome dish dear...spicy and yummy

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  10. This looks really delicious. Njangalkkum kure eggplant dishes draftsil undu..

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  11. wow, a wonderful brinjal dish, love the spice blend, sure to try this out :)

    Only 2 days to end-Event:
    COOK IT HEALTHY:PROTEINicious

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  12. Spicy and yummy dish...will try it next time...

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  13. i love eggplant...awesome clicks

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  14. Ahhhaaa, this is it..This is my kinda fry..Love it

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  15. Healthy and tasty fry..Looks great!

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  16. Mouthwatering. Fry looks awesome.

    Cheers,
    uma
    http://umaskitchenexperiments.blogspot.com

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  17. Looks so so delicious! Wonderful recipe,i love all sort of brinjal recipes!

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  18. Delicious egg plant stirfry. My hubby loves them.

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  19. Yummy and mouthwatering brinjal fry,looks so tempting.

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  20. Egg plant fry looks yummy, fabulous and tempting. Thanks for your lovely recipe.

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  21. endu rasamundu kanan...superb dear....

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  22. Mmmmm...brinjal fry looks delicious....love this version of making brinjals

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  23. Brinjal fry looks spicy and tangy.......

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  24. I love eggplant and this recipe sounds perfect - I love the spicy part too:):)

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  25. Looks wonderful and well presented. Luv it anytime

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  26. I have bookmarked the recipe Suja ~ it sounds n looks so good! Will try n let you know :)
    US Masala

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  27. That dry spice rub looks pretty amazing. Yum!

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  28. That looks delicious. The spice rub sounds great...

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  29. That looks really spicy.. Never make them at home as no one likes it here except me..Good one suja!

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  30. Delicious eggplant stir fry.

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  31. MY fav.... i wont eat any other eggplant curries.. but love this.. chicken biriyani photo kidilan aayittundu :0

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  32. super yum- nice looking platter suja !

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  33. eggplant fry kalakkittoo...adipoli ayittundu....:)

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