20 Dishes Made Out of Eggplant (Brinjal)

2009
Best Dishes Made Out of (Brinjal)

1Stuffed miso eggplant

Try this stuffing of eggplant with miso. Slice the eggplant lengthwise, scoop out the flesh and chop it. In a pan sauté onions and garlic along with the scooped flesh, add walnuts, miso, tamari, and mirin. Fill this stuffing in the eggplants and bake. Serve hot.

Stuffed-miso-eggplant

2Eggplant Bolognese

Make a Bolognese of eggplant, a delicious way to have this healthy vegetable. In a pan sauté onions, celery, and carrot. Add chopped garlic and peeled and diced eggplant pour wine and reduce it. Put diced tomatoes, tomato puree, and parsley.

Eggplant-Bolognese

3Marinated eggplant

If you are feeling lazy to cook, try this marinated eggplant. Slice the eggplants and keep in sprinkled salt. Brush them with oil, and then cook until golden brown. Put the eggplants in a casserole dish and season with Chile, garlic, pepper, and parsley and refrigerate.

Marinated-eggplant

4Sicilian pizza with eggplant

Try this twist by replacing the regular topping with eggplants. You can make a pizza base at home or buy a readymade. Make a sauce out of tomatoes, oregano, salt, pepper, and olive oil in a food processor. Slice the eggplants, and shallow fry them. On a baking sheet line the dough/ base, spread the sauce, mozzarella cheese, the sliced eggplants, and bake.

Sicilian-pizza-with-eggplant

5Roasted eggplant dip

A dip made out of eggplants to go with your chips. Enjoy a healthy way of having eggplant with this dish. Roast the eggplant in the oven along with garlic cloves. Peeling away the skin, process the flesh in a processor, along with garlic, yogurt, lemon juice, tahini, parsley, salt, and pepper.

Roasted-eggplant-dip

6Eggplant parmesan snack

A crispy way to have your eggplants. Try this eggplant rolled in panko. Bake eggplant and tomato slices sprinkled with Italian seasoning. In a bowl combine panko, salt, pepper, olive oil. Stack the eggplant slices alternately, ending with cheese and panko mix. Bake again till the cheese melts.

Eggplant-parmesan-snack

7Grilled eggplant and chickpeas salad

The best way to have a salad of eggplants, try this version with chickpeas. Grill eggplant slices and cut into cubes. In a bowl combine the eggplants, diced tomatoes, chick peas, and black olives. Make a dressing garlic, cumin, pepper, paprika, vinegar, lemon, and oil.

Grilled-eggplant-and-chickpeas-salad

8Baked eggplant pasta

Pasta dish with eggplants, sounds weird? It isn’t, just give it a try. Cook the pasta, drain and set aside. In a pan sauté garlic, add diced eggplant and cook with tomatoes. After removing from heat mix ricotta and mozzarella. In a baking dish put together the cooked pasta, eggplant, and bake.

Baked-eggplant-pasta

9Stuffed eggplant

Try this stuffed eggplant, without slicing of the eggplants. Remove the top and bottom from the eggplant and make incisions without cutting it completely. As seasoning, add lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Scoop out the flesh. Prepare a filling of onions, garlic, and tomatoes and put the filling in the scooped place. Bake.

Stuffed-eggplant

10Eggplant Noodles

Replace your regular noodles with these noodles made with eggplants. This healthy, it is tastier too.  Peel the eggplant and cut thin slices in the shape of noodles. Cook the eggplant. Add homemade sauce (marinara) and cheese.

Eggplant-Noodles

11Roasted eggplant and white bean soup

Soup of white beans and eggplant, a healthy way to have eggplant. Cut into half pieces and bake the eggplants until soft. In a pan cook onions and garlic and the roasted eggplant without the skin. Add the beans and vegetable stock. Puree it, season and serve.

Roasted-eggplant-and-white-bean-soup

12Panko crusted eggplant fries

Eggplants dipped in panko and fried. Crisp on the outside, tender on the inside, this is a must try. Cut the eggplant into fry shaped pieces. Whisk together water, flax seeds, salt, and cayenne pepper. Dip the eggplant pieces in the mixture then roll in panko and bake.

Panko-crusted-eggplant-fries

13Eggplant casserole

Bring to boil the quinoa and vegetable stock, and then fluff it. Toss the eggplant slices with salt, pepper, olive oil, and garlic and bake. Transfer the baked eggplants to quinoa; add mozzarella, marinara, and spinach and combine. To get the final product, bake again.

Eggplant-casserole

14Eggplant burgers

Try these burgers with crisp eggplant patties; give a makeover to your burgers. Boil the eggplants in salt water until tender then finely chop them. Add breadcrumbs, parsley, cheese, eggs and combine. Make patties out of the mixture and grill/ fry them. Serve the patties with burger and cheese.

Eggplant-burgers

15Eggplant puff pastry tart with caramelized onions

Season the eggplant slices with salt and pepper then roast until soft. Meanwhile, caramelize the onions. Bake puff pastry dough. On the dough sprinkle the caramelized onions, cheese, eggplant slices, and red peppers and bake till the cheese melts.

Eggplant-puff-pastry-tart

16Mashed eggplant

Have this very basic and tasty mashed eggplant, and savor the taste. Roast or bake the eggplant then peel off the skin. Mash the flesh and keep aside. In a pan splutter cumin, and curry leaves, sauté onions, garlic, and chilies. Add the mashed eggplant, salt, pepper, spices and mango powder, and combine. Serve hot with chapattis or rice.

Mashed-eggplant

17Eggplant Parmigiana

Slice the eggplants, season with salt and pepper, and bake after brushing with lemon and oil. In a pan sauté onions and garlic then add tomato puree cook till it thickens. In a baking sheet layer the sauce, the eggplants alternating with mozzarella and a final layer of eggplant. Bake till the cheese is golden.

Eggplant-Parmigiana

18Eggplant polpettine

Boil the eggplants and take out the pulp. In a bowl mix eggs, breadcrumbs, cheese, nuts, and the eggplant pulp. Bake small balls of the mixture and roll in flour and chill for a few hours. Take it out, dip in egg and breadcrumbs then fry.

Eggplant-polpettine

19Eggplant rolls with spinach and ricotta

Bake eggplant slices. Wilt the spinach in hot water, then season with ricotta and nutmeg. Put this spinach mix on the slices of eggplant, pour sauce and sprinkle cheese and onions. Bake.

Eggplant-rolls-with-spinach-and-ricotta

20Eggplant Pickles

In a pan, cook onions, garlic, with bay leaves; then add tomato puree and tamarind. Put the diced eggplants, sugar, vinegar, and raisins. Combine and cook for a few minutes. Store in airtight jars.

Eggplant-Pickles