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Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Roasted Eggplant and Garlicky Dip

This is such an easy and healthy dip that would go well with pretty much everything. It tastes great with dosa, cooked rice, toasted bread, pita chips and crackers. The garlic adds so much flavor, the red onions give it a nice crunch and the chunky eggplants adds a great texture. And last but not least, you will get a guaranteed 'good great job' pat from your spouse just like i did. And here goes the recipe,

2 medium Eggplants (or 1 large)
10-12 Garlic pods
4 small Green Chilli (finely chopped)
1/4 cup Red onion (finely chopped)
1/4 cup Cilantro (finely chopped)
2 tbsp Olive oil
 How to:
  • Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.
  • Wash the eggplants, cut the stem off and make 4 slits lengthwise.

  • Open the slits gently and stuff the garlic and green chilli.

  • Place the eggplant on a foil, sprinkle salt and drizzle olive oil over it.

  • Wrap the eggplant tightly and place it in a oven safe dish and bake for an hour.

  • Once baked, remove the foil immediately and carefully slide the roasted eggplants into the dish.

  • Cut  the eggplants and mash'em along with the skin and check the salt for taste.

  • Let it cool completely, add the onions and cilantro, mix well.

  • Serve at room temperature or chilled with chips or crackers.


  1. looks absolutely inviting and tempting..

  2. Wow process of doing this dip is really interesting.

  3. Such an irresistible and flavourful dip.

  4. hey Nidhya
    how r u dear ...its being ages to visit ur space n missed all ur beautiful creations..this dip looks delicious...
    Super Yummy Recipes

  5. Appetizing.
    More like the bengun bharta.


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