Spicy Brinjal Slices

Brinjal slices marinated      Brinjal slices 2

Marinated Brinjal Slices                                           Cooked Brinjal Spiced Slices

Ingredients:

  • 1 Big Purple Brinjal
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 2 tbsp Besan / Bengal gram flour
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp Dry mango powder / Amchoor
  • 1 tsp jeera/ cumin seed, roasted and powdered
  • 2/3 tsp Salt or / salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp fresh Coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp Olive oil

Method:

Step 1.

Cut the brinjal into around 1/2″ slices. Drop the slices in a bowl of water for around ten minutes.

Step 2.

Drain the water and spread the slices dry in a tray.

Step 3.

In a non stick pan roast gram flour on low flame, taking care not to over roast .Cool and keep.

Step 4.

Mix  in a bowl chili powder,turmeric, amchoor/ dry mango powder, Cumin powder, and salt.Apply this mixture  on the both sides of all the brinjal slices (marinate), keep for ten minutes.

Step 5.

Sprinkle roasted gram flour / besan on all the slices, both sides.

Step 6.

Heat little oil in frying pan.Place the brinjal slices gently in the pan. Shallow fry the slices on low heat. Brinjal absorbs oil so little oil is added gradually while frying.

Step 7.

Turn the slices around and fry till they turn golden brown on both sides.

Step 8.

Garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves and serve hot.

Note: Can be served as an appetizer before the main serving or as a side dish with the main course.This  delicious dish can be served with rice and all varieties of Indian Breads.

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