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Eggplant Curry

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Category: Vegetarian

 Ingredients List

  • 2 tb Butter; and/or peanut oil
  • 1 tb Mustard seeds
  • 2 tb Sesame seeds
  • 2 ts Cumin seeds
  • 1 1/2 c Chopped onion
  • 1 1/2 ts Salt; or more
  • 2 ts Turmeric
  • 1/4 ts Cayenne; or more
  • 2 md Eggplants; as described and
  • -cut into 1-inch cubes
  • Water; as needed
  • 2 c Green peas; fresh or frozen
  • 1 bn Fresh cilantro; chopped


EGGPLANT: 7 to 8 inches long; 4-inch diameter at roundest point.

Heat butter or oil over medium heat in a very large, deep skillet or Dutch
oven. Add seeds and saute until they begin to pop (5 minutes). Add onion,
salt, turmeric, and cayenne. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 8 to 10
minutes, or until the onion is translucent. Add eggplant and salt. Cook,
stirring from the bottom regularly, for 15 to 20 minutes-until the eggplant
is soft. You might need to add a little water if the mixture is too dry.
Cover the pan between stirrings. Steam the peas until they are just tender
and bright green. Serve the curry over rice, topped with peas and freshly
minced cilantro. Each serving provides: Calories, 130; Protein, 5 g;
Carbohydrates, 16 g; Fat, 6 g; Sodium, 660 mg; Cholesterol, 12 mg; Dietary
Fiber, 6 g.

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