Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Bhantaa (Eggplant) ko Chokha


Many people may not like eggplants due to its texture and taste, but if you try this recipe, may be you will be fond of eggplants every once in a while in your meal. As a kid, I never liked eggplant unless there were potatoes in the curry. But, now, time has changed and I like the curry with or without potatoes. But, I absolutely love chokha. The recipe is listed below and I hope you will love it!

Makes about 2 - 3 servings depending on the size of eggplant. Here, I have used small ones.
Bhantaa (Eggplant) Chokha

Ingredients Needed

  • Eggplant (small size) - 2
  • Chopped Red Onions - 1/2 cup
  • Chopped Ginger - 1 tbsp
  • Green Chilies - 1 (chopped)
  • Lemon to taste
  • Unheated Cooked Mustard Oil - 1 tsp
  • Salt, Chili Powder, and Cumin Powder to taste
Optional: Garnish with cilantro

Steps to follow

Boil eggplants until they are cooked. Make sure they are not overcooked.

Remove skin and cut into small cubes.

Mix chopped onions, green chilies, ginger into a mixing bowl.
Chopped onions, ginger and chilies

Add spices to taste.
Add spices

Squeeze in the lemon juice to the mixture.

Pour in the unheated cooked mustard oil and mix well.
Add unheated cooked mustard oil to the mixture

Chokha is ready to be served with a bread or roti or rice, whichever you prefer. Enjoy!
Yummy Chokha

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