Eggplant in Sesame Chilli Sauce

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves:2
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Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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Ingredients

  • 250 g - Medium size eggplants
  • 1/2 cup -Maida
  • 1/2 cup - Corn flour
  • 1/2 cup - Spring onion, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp - Baking powder
  • 1/2 cup - Water or vegetable stock
  • 2 - Dry red chillies, broken into pieces
  • 2 tsp - Sesame seeds
  • 2 tsp - Minced Garlic
  • 1 tsp - Minced Ginger
  • 1/2 tsp - Chilli powder
  • 2 tsp - Vinegar
  • 2 tsp - Soya sauce
  • 2 tsp - Corn flour
  • 1/2 tsp -MSG, optional
  • A few drops of sesame oil
  • Salt and Sugar to taste
  • Oil to deep fry

How to Make Eggplant in Sesame Chilli Sauce

  • Cut the eggplants lengthwise in half
  • Then cut each half into 1 inch thick half-moon slices
  • Mix Maida with corn flour
  • Add the salt and the baking powder
  • Add enough water and mix to make a coating batter
  • Dip the eggplant slices in the batter and deep fry in hot oil
  • Drain on kitchen paper and reserve
  • Now heat 2 tbsp of oil in a wok and splutter the sesame seeds
  • Now add the red chilli and the garlic and the ginger
  • Stir fry until pink
  • Add the spring onion and fry for 1 min
  • Add the chilli powder, vinegar and soya sauce
  • To this add the salt and sugar to taste
  • Mix corn flour with water and add to the wok
  • Add MSG (optional)
  • Simmer for 1-2 minutes
  • Now add the eggplant slices and sprinkle with sesame oil
  • Serve hot with fried rice or noodles.