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Eggplant with Indian Spices Recipe

Looking for an easy Eggplant with Indian Spices recipe? Learn how to make Eggplant with Indian Spices using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by kelvinminus

Makes 4 servings



Loosely based on baingan bharta, though I'm told the visible cheese & potato chunks keep it from being the real thing.

Recipe Ingredients for Eggplant with Indian Spices

548 g eggplant (1 large or 2 small)
2 tomatoes
1 red onion
1/2 sweet potato
1 oz jalapeno peppers (1 small pepper)
4 cloves garlic
1 tbsp chopped ginger
1 tbsp turmeric
2 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp cumin
1 tbsp olive oil
6 oz (1/2 package) low-fat paneer - optional

Recipe Directions for Eggplant with Indian Spices

  1. Broil eggplant halves at 450 for 20-30 minutes; mash by hand.

  2. Chop garlic.

  3. Dice onions, tomatoes and potato. Keep separate.

  4. Saute garlic and onions in olive oil until translucent.

  5. Add potatoes to pan. Cook until soft.

  6. Add tomatoes, eggplant and all the spices.

  7. Stir thoroughly and reduce heat. Simmer covered, stirring occasionally, for 30 minutes or until eggplant, tomatoes and onions are blended together.

  8. If using paneer, cube it and stir in during last 4 minutes of cooking.

  9. Add salt to taste.

Categories

Vegetables, Main Dish, Indian, Broil, Simmer

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 301.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
162
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.5g
8%
Saturated Fat
1.2g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
3mg
1%
Sodium
305mg
13%
Potassium
712mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates
21.4g
7%
Dietary Fiber
7.4g
30%
Sugars
7.5g
Protein
9.3g
Vitamin A 69% Vitamin C 30%
Calcium 8% Iron 12%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • Very high in manganese
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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