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8 delicious ways to cook with eggplant

Eggplant, known by different names such as brinjal or aubergine, is a popular vegetable in our world. Eggplants are good throughout the year. Eggplant skin is quite nutritious so cook your eggplant with the skin-on. Its spongy texture soaks up a lot of oil, so be careful and not use too much oil while cooking eggplant.

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Eggplant Sandwich

I had this delicious sandwich at our sauce factory. I fell in love with it immediately, the smokiness from the charred bread and the grilled vegetables makes this healthy sandwich almost a treat. I hope you enjoy this recipe.   YouTube: Eggplant Sandwich   Serves: 4 Ingredients 8 sourdough bread slices 4 Tablespoons butter 1 medium-size eggplant, cut in 1 inch slices 2 beefsteak tomatoes, top removed, cut in 1/2 inch slices 1 bottle of Rupen's Vangi Eggplant Chutney 2 cups arugula 2 oz Brie cheese, thinly sliced OPTIONAL   Instructions Apply butter on one side of each of the sourdough bread slices. Pre-heat a grill pan over medium heat. When the grill pan is hot, place bread slices (in batches), buttered side...

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Smoked Eggplant Salsa

Smoked Eggplant Salsa is a vegan appetizer that is easy to make and exotic enough to surprise your loved ones. I learned this recipe during my travels to the interior parts of India. During the hot summers in India, people would grill eggplant over charcoal stoves, and that gives this dish a smokey flavor. Enjoy! YouTube Recipe: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZKYkcylkU70&t=3s Ingredients 2 medium-size Italian eggplants 1 teaspoon of sea salt 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/2 cup chopped cilantro 2 Roma tomatoes, chopped 3 Tablespoons olive oil 1 Tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice 1 jalapeno, finely chopped OPTIONAL   Instructions Place eggplants over medium heat on a charcoal or a gas stove, if you are making this in your home kitchen, then use one gas stove per...

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Roasted Eggplant Dip

    Ingredients 2 medium size eggplants4 Tablespoons mustard/olive oil2 cups red heirloom tomatoes, chopped1 ½ inch fresh ginger, grated2 Tablespoons chopped cilantro1 jalapeno, finely choppedSalt to taste   Instructions Place one eggplant over a medium heat GAS burner (yes, directly over the burner). Roast for 3 minutes. Use a pair of tongs and turn the eggplant every 3 minutes, cooking all 4 sides of the eggplant. This should take about 12 minutes, for smaller eggplants, it may take about 10 minutes. Place the eggplant on a plate and let it cool for 20 minutes. Repeat the same process with the second eggplant. NOTE: If the eggplant has not cooked completely or has been punctured, then you may have to finish cooking it in the...

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The best way to roast eggplant (its a curry!)

'Baingan Bharta' or eggplant curry is one of the popular Indian curry dishes. This curry is from the Indian state of Punjab. Naturally vegan, the key to make this curry is to roast the eggplant directly over fire. This gives a smokey flavor to the dish. You may even use this curry as a dip for your parties.

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