Saturday, August 13, 2011

Eggplant casserole

Eggplant casserole
2 eggplants cut into 1/4" slices
1/4 tsp turmeric
1/4 tsp salt
oil to fry

Keep the eggplants marinated in turmeric and salt. After about 15 minutes fry the eggplants until it is golden in colour and leave it in a paper towel to absorb the oil.
The eggplants can be deep fried or pan fried.

sauce
1 tbsp oil
1/4 cup onion
1 tsp garlic chopped
1 cup tomato
1/4 tsp chillie powder
1/4 tsp ground cumin
1/8 tsp turmeric
1/4 tsp salt
2 tbsp chopped green onion
1 tbsp herbs coriander leaves or basil
1/4 cup cheese grated

Heat oil sauté the onion, garlic then add the tomatoes and spices and cook it covered till it is soft like a sauce. Then add the chopped green onion and herbs and leave it covered.

In a casserole put a little bit of the sauce then a layer of the fried eggplant then sauce and eggplants, keep layering till the sauce and eggplants are over.
Put the grated cheese over it and bake for about 10 to 15 minutes at 375F.
Serve it with rice.

This dish goes to herbs and flowers spring onion.

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69 comments:

  1. thats a nice one.. i used to make one similar to this Mousakka....

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  2. Nice and wonderful casserole !!

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  3. It's a very good way to use eggplant, i love your recipe!

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  4. This is so interesting...hearing it for the first time...yummy

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  5. I love eggplant and I'm always looking for new ways to use it (especially now that I get them fresh on a weekly basis in my CSA basket)! Thanks for sharing :)

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  6. I don't like eggplant that much, but your flavorful sauce might make me love this dish ;).

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  7. Looks wonderful. Love the way u have prepared. Yum!

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  8. wow desi way so yummy n shd try it soon..

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  9. Wow delicious recipe,loved it...

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  10. Interesting recipe.. New to me.. Love your sauce with combination of spices..

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  11. Looks really delicious, very interesting recipe :)

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  12. I could make dinner out of this...sounds delicious!

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  13. I love eggplant. This recipe looks delicious!

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  14. Mouthwatering casserole!!! Loved the addition of indian spices used..
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  15. Nice and simple recipe, the cheese on top is so inviting.

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  16. Looks delicious, loves the spices combination.

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  17. this looks so good for iftar!! I have to try making it inshallah- eggplants casseroles are delicious and the sauce for this one is so unique

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  18. Greetings during Ramzan.
    Dish sounds delicious!

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  19. That one sounds yumm!! I love the use of eggplants. I am totally in for this :)

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  20. Love eggplants and this casserole is drool worthy

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  21. Hi There, The eggplant casserole is looking absolutely delightful. Loved the way it is presented. Saving this recipe of urs and wud love to give ur version a try on the coming weekend. Have a great day….Love n Regards, Sonia !!!

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  22. that's a nice casserole ....though I'm not so fond of eggplant :-)

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  23. Love the sophistication! Going to make this for my hubby to impress!! Thanks for sharing!

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  24. Yummy casserole with a desi touch...

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  25. Who said that casseroles can't look good! This looks very pretty and delectable.

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  26. Loved this recipe. Nice way to eat eggplants.

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  27. yummy and mouthwatering :) delicious and tempting :)

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  28. A great vegetarian dish! Yum!

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  29. Wow wat a tempting click,makes me hungry now...

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  30. A lovely casserole, nicely presented.

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  31. This looks so great :) I have some eggplants in my garden, now I know what I can make with them!!

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  32. very interesitng one. love the way u made it

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  33. That is one beautiful eggplant casserole. My mouth is literally watering - I wantit now! Love the addition of Indian spices!

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  34. this would really complement some of my iftar's plannings :) simply delicious.

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  35. Never heard about this one ..Indian dish ??? interesting

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  36. Wonderful casserole, interesting and inviting..

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  37. Adoro queste cocottine,e le tue son deliziose..complimenti!!:-))
    Un abbraccio e buona domenica*

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  38. That's great ....yummy cheesy eggplant!

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  39. What a co-incidence. we are having egg plants for dinner tonight. I wish I came to your blog earlier. Could have made this dish. Will KIV for our next meal.

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  40. wow...this is a great recipe ! have to try it...

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  41. I just bought and eggplant at Trader Joe's. Good timing for this recipe.

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  42. This is new to me....tempting too. bookmarked!!!

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  43. I am bookmarking this recipe now. it is really amazing to think how many innovative recipes one can make with the simple eggplant! Simply delishh!! Thanks for sharing the recipe!!

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  44. What a tasty way to serve eggplant!

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  45. yummyyy...i am sure your iftar dinner will be great with awesome dishes..hmm..enjoy!!!

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  46. This looks so delicious...Nice click...

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  47. its a beautiful recipe with the eggplants, so amazing dear...

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  48. I just made an eggplant dish too but haven't posted it yet. I must say your cheesy eggplant casserole looks so delicious, next time I'm trying your recipe!

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  49. This eggplant casserole looks truly droolworthy..loved it

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  50. Looks like an easy and yummy dish.

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  51. Who doesn't need another eggplant dish? It's just coming into season here and this recipe looks lovely. Eggplant is one of the best things about summer!

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  52. Oh - loving this spiced version. It looks so enticing with that melted cheese.

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  53. This looks lovely... in a small casserole dish there are lots of flavors in it, and I just love that, Looks delicious!

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  54. I have hardly eaten any eggplants so for this summer. Why not starting now with this recipe? Delicious.

    Tobias

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  55. It looking really delicious. As per the ingredients, i think that it is not hard to bake this dish at home. It looking really delicious and amazing.

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  56. Amazing! I will try this one day!!!!

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