India Spiced Eggplant (Aubergine) Recipe

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India Spiced Eggplant (Aubergine)
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  1. Place whole eggplant in a shallow pan and bake in a 400. oven until very soft, about 50 minutes.
  2. Alternatively, prick with a fork, set on paper toweling, and microwave, uncovered, at 100% for 18-20 minutes.
  3. Cool slightly.
  4. Cut eggplant open and scoop out the pulp in large chunks, discarding larger seed pockets, stem and skin.
  5. Coarsely chop. (Some people prefer to leave the skin on and chop the eggplant into 1-inch cubes.).
  6. Set in a colander to drain.
  7. Coarsely slice red onion.
  8. Mince ginger.
  9. Heat oil in a wide frying pan over medium heat.
  10. Dd cumin seeds, ginger, and onion and cook, stirring occasionally, until onion is soft.
  11. Coarsely chop tomato and seeded green pepper.
  12. Add to onion mixture along with turmeric, coriander, ground cumin, paprika, salt, and pepper.
  13. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes.
  14. Add water and bring to a simmer.
  15. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes.
  16. Stir in chopped eggplant and cook for 5 minutes just to heat through and blend flavors. Just before serving, stir in coarsely chopped cilantro.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 73.84 Kcal (309 kJ)
Calories from fat 31.94 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.55g 5%
Sodium 296.7mg 12%
Potassium 380.64mg 8%
Total Carbs 10.11g 3%
Sugars 5.99g 24%
Dietary Fiber 4.32g 17%
Protein 1.77g 4%
Vitamin C 13.5mg 22%
Iron 0.6mg 3%
Calcium 24.8mg 2%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 43.11 Kcal (180 kJ)
Calories from fat 18.65 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.07g 5%
Sodium 173.23mg 12%
Potassium 222.24mg 8%
Total Carbs 5.9g 3%
Sugars 3.5g 24%
Dietary Fiber 2.52g 17%
Protein 1.03g 4%
Vitamin C 7.9mg 22%
Iron 0.3mg 3%
Calcium 14.5mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Find out how many calories should you eat.


  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 1
  • 2

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • cholesterol free,
  • good source of fiber

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