Brinjals In Chilli Garlic Sauce

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 3 long tender brinjals
  • 3 bulbs spring onions with greens
  • 2-3 pinches ajinomoto
  • 1/4 tsp - Salt
  • For sauce:
  • one and half cups - fresh thick tomato puree
  • 2 tbsp - tomato sauce
  • 3 tsp - red Chilli sauce
  • 1 tsp - Chilli oil (refer below)
  • 1/2 tsp - Ginger grated
  • 1 tsp - Garlic crushed
  • 1 tsp - Sugar
  • salt to taste
  • 3 tbsp - oil

How to Make Brinjals In Chilli Garlic Sauce

  • Thoroughly mix all ingredients together, keep aside.
  • Cut brinjals lengthwise in halves, discarding stem.
  • Chop spring onions and greens fine.
  • Heat oil in a flat bottomed non-stick shallow pan.
  • Place brinjals skins up next to each other into hot oil.
  • Allow to fry till light brown.
  • Flip and fry skin side.
  • If pan is small fry a few at a time.
  • Add spring onions in remaining oil, stir fry for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add sauce and allow to come to a boil.
  • Simmer on low for 3 minutes.
  • Put back fried brinjals gently, and allow sauce to resume boil.
  • Take off fire, garnish with choice herbs or coriander, serve hot.