THE BRINJAL AFFAIR

  • Starter
  • Servings
  • 1Spicy
  • 40 MinsCook Time
  • Cuisine : North Indian
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Ingredients

Creamy Brinjal Topping

Ingredients:

· 1  Large brinjal

· 1/2 tsp Garlic Paste

· 1/2 tsp cumin powder

· 1/2 tsp chilli powder

· 2 tbsp hung curds

· 1 tbsp tamarind pulp 

· 1 tomato ( de- seed and diced)

· 1/2 onion ( finely diced)

· Salt 

Crunchy Peanut Topping

Ingredients:

· 2 tbsp oil

· 1/2 tsp mustard seeds

· 2 green chillies ( finely chopped)

· 7 curry leaves( sliced)

· 100 gms peanuts ( roasted, skin removed and roughly chopped)

· 20 gms sesame seeds( lightly roasted)

· 2 tbsp fresh coriander 

· Salt

Brinjal Fry

Ingredients:

· 3 small brinjals ( cut into 1/2 inch sliced)

· 1/2 tsp chilli powder

· 1 tsp chat masala 

· 1/4 cup bread crumbs

· Salt

Cookwares

Prestige Veggie Cutter, 

Prestige Air Fryer

Step By Step Method

  • Creamy Brinjal Topping

    Method:

    Rub the brinjal with oil and roast directly over a flame, turning constantly till done. When done, remove from flame, cool slightly, peel and chop.

     

    Mix the chopped brinjal with all the remaining ingredients and keep aside.

     

    Crunchy Peanut Topping

    Method:

    Heat oil in a pan; add mustard seeds, curry leaves, and green chillies, and fry for 1/2 a minute.

     

    Add the crushed peanuts, sesame seeds and finish with fresh coriander.

    Brinjal Fry

    Method:

    Take the brinjal slices and rub it with red chilli powder, chat masala powder and salt.

     

    Coat the slices with bread crumbs and fry in the Air Fryer, which lets one enjoy fried food with minimal oil, till golden brown.

About Chef

Shazia Khan

Chef Shazia Khan is a runner up from the celebrated show MasterChef India. As a celebrity Chef on FOODFOOD Channel, Chef Shazia hosts, ‘K for Kids’ which is all about experiencing happy and joyful cooking, where kids learn to cook and appreciate their moms role in the kitchen in a fun way.

Artistic presentation of food prepared in a novel and simple way with fresh and fine ingredients at home is a dream of every homemaker. Masterchef runner up and celebrity chef Shazia Khan did just the same at a tasting event organized by TTK Prestige at “The Oberoi” on 30th March 2017.