This Eggplant recipes page contains info about eggplants and different ways to cook them. These
recipes are easy to make. Eggplant is also known as aubergine or brinjal.
In Indian languages it is vangi(Marathi), Badnekai (Kannada), baingan - baigan (Hindi) etc
come in lovely purple color as well as light green color. Some purple
ones are also streaked
with white. The large purple eggplants contain less seeds.
There was a time when I didn't like the skins of eggplants though I loved the insides.
I got over my dislike of skins over the time.I am sure there are many people like me who don't like the skin.
From the nutritional point, the skin has nasunin, a very good antioxidant for you. It is mainly present in the purple eggplants shown in the left image.
So choose the purple eggplants whenever you can. And when you use them, do not throw away the skin.
Deep Frying, stir frying, roasting , grilling, baking etc.
It depends on what you are making with them as well as which variety you are using. The large purple eggplants are good for roasting and grilling.
I find the long green ones good for using by cutting them first and then shallow frying or deep frying and then using to make eggplant fry or eggplant biryani.
Eggplants can also be combined with other vegetables such as potatoes,tomatoes, onions and made into a delicious curry.
They are also good with lentils too.
I am sure you will enjoy the recipes given below.
This is a Maharashtrian vegetable side dish recipe
Jun 03, 18 12:39 AM
Step by step instructions to make Methamba, maharashtrian green mango relish recipe. It is a part of summer recipes made with mango. Goes well with chapati, rice, dosa etc.
May 30, 18 02:52 AM
Mango kalakand indian milk paneer sweet recipe is a Summer sweet recipe. Ripe mangoes are available in plenty in summer season.
May 21, 18 02:23 AM
Make fenugreek leaves poori methi puri for breakfast, snack, lunch, dinner or for picnic. Easy to make and dough keeps well in fridge for 3-4 days.