Brinjals in Dashi

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 fresh thin long brinjals
  • 1 tbsp dark soya sauce
  • 1 tbsp miso paste
  • 1 cup dried bonito flakes
  • 1.5 cups thicker dashi
  • 2 tbsp oil

How to Make Brinjals in Dashi

  • Char skin of brinjals and sprinkle some sea salt. Keep aside for 2-3 minutes.
  • Slit brinjals into thick slanting slices. Dip slices into hot boiling water and cover with lid.
  • Keep aside for 3-4 minutes. Drain, pat dry and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add brinjal slices. Saute till lightly browned or tender.
  • Dissolve miso into dashi and strain if required.
  • Pour over sizzling brinjals and bring to a boil on high.
  • Add soya sauce and cover with domed lid.
  • Simmer till liquid thickens.
  • Pour into serving bowl and stir in dried bonito flakes.
  • Serve hot with steamed rice.