whatever you call it in your part of world is such vegetable that either you
love it or you hate it , to my knowledge at least . I belonged to second category
that is haters, never found this interesting enough even to give it a try.
But when during one of our outings, with out
me knowing the ingredients hubs ordered an eggplant panini sandwich, I devoured
it like there is no tomorrow, with hubs watching me with a twinkle in his eyes.
When he told me what it was, it was too late and I was a convert from eggplant
hater to eggplant lover.
least once a week and that’s quite frequent if you see the variation and
frequency of repetition of particular food on my table. While I still like the
idea of grilled eggplant in any form, Hubs prefer to go with traditional Indian
Baingan bharta is smoky roasted or char-grilled eggplant de-skinned and stir
fried with fragrant mix of spices and tomatoes. For a little twist I add a hint
of sumac which takes the dish to just another level. This time I did not add
any thing extra to the dish but I love to add some more texture to it by adding
some chickpeas or peas to give it that extra bite.
too big have firmer flesh and less bitter. If you go for organic ones which I
prefer to buy whenever they are available, organic ones are always not
available in the stores but worth the effort and a bit of extra money.
Serves: 3-4 servings Time: