*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            BAIGAN AUR TAMAATAR
 
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 Serving Size  : 2    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Vegetarian                       Indian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2   lb           Eggplant
    2       tb           Ghee
    1       sm           Onion, chopped finely
    1       ea           Garlic cloves, sliced
      1/2   ts           Turmeric
    1       ea           Bay leaf
    1       ea           1 cinnamon stick
      1/2   ts           Salt
      3/4   ts           Cayenne pepper
    1       sl           1/2 fresh ginger
    2       md           Tomatoes
    1       t            Garam masala
 
   Wash & slice aubergines.
   
   Heat ghee & saute the onion & garlic when hot for 2 to
   3 minutes.  Add turmeric, bay leaf & cinnamon stick &
   saute for a further 2 minutes, stirring frequently.
   
   Stir in sliced eggplant.  Add salt, cayenne & ginger.
   Blend together well. Cook for 10 minutes.
   
   Add tomatoes, cover pot & cook for another 10 minutes.
   
   Sprinkle with garam masala & serve.
   
   Be careful not to overcook otherwise it will go very
   mushy.
   
   Madhur Jaffrey, “An Invitation to Indian Cooking”
  
 
 
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