They might not be one of your favourite vegetables, but eggplants are delicate in flavour. Also known as brinjal and aubergine, the vegetable has its own taste and rightfully absorbs other flavours very well. You can make various dishes — from bharta to its fried versions. But do you know that brinjal is not only cooked by Indians? The vegetable is popular in other countries like Australia and South Africa as well as in regions such as North America, South Asia and Southeast Asia, among others.
So, if you are bored of eating regular brinjal dishes, here we have curated a list of delicious recipes for you to experiment with. These are quick to make and delicious to eat!
1. Baked Aubergine Parmigiana
It is a classic northern Italian recipe. The scrumptious layers of slow-cooked tomato and aubergine are layered with Parmesan and later baked.
2. Stuffed Eggplant/Aubergine
Enough of stuffed potatoes and peppers, now serve your guests these stuffed aubergines. This Italian-style stuffed eggplant is certainly going to rock the dinner table.
3. Eggplant Pesto & Parmigiana Bianca
Forget pizza, try this easy-to-make baked eggplant dish with loads of cheese and bell peppers.
Red bell peppers
Italian cheese blend (mozzarella, provolone, Parmesan, Fontina)
4. Stuffed Baby Eggplant
Fill half-split aubergines with onion, tomatoes and cheese mix to make this delicious dish. You surely going to love this one.
Pecorino Romano Cheese
Salt & Pepper
5. Kashmiri Dahi Baigan
Made with aromatic spices, this quick and easy recipe tastes best with roti and rice.
Red chilli powder