Eggplant Affair - A Fusion Dish

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Celebrity Chef prepares this eggplant delicacy which brings out the true flavour of Eggplant. With peanut topping which adds a crush to this dish. It can be used as a dip for Lavash or Pita bread.
4.30 from 4 votes
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Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time1 hour
Served As: Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: Fusion, Mediterranean
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 2


  • Brinjal or topping for creamy topping
  • 1 large Brinjal
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic Paste
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Chilli Powder
  • 2 tbsp Hung Curds 2 Tablespoon hung curds
  • 1 tbsp Tamarind Pulp
  • 1 Tomato de- seed and diced
  • 1/2 Onion finely diced
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • Topping or peanut for crunchy peanut
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 2 Green Chillies finely chopped
  • 7 leaves Curry sliced
  • Peanuts roasted, skin removed and roughly chopped 100 gms
  • Sesame Seeds lightly roasted 20 gms
  • 2 tbsp Coriander fresh
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste


  • To make Brinjal topping 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.
  • For making Peanut topping -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.
  • For Making Brinjal Fry - 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.

Recipe Notes

MasterChef session 2 Runner up and celebrity Chef Shazia Khan demystified ‘nouvelle cuisine’ for the home cook at a food tasting event. The event was hosted by TTK Prestige, showcased Chef Shazia demonstrating the ease of recreating Michelin star quality food at home and reiterating the importance of sourcing fresh local produce and quality ingredients for fine tasting food. This Recipe uses Prestige Veggie Cutter, Prestige Air Fryer which has been newly launched by TTK Prestige.

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