So ladies (and men), try this subzi the next time you want to whip up a quick meal without all the chopping. Please leave your feedback.
NUTRITION: Brinjals are a very good source of Fiber and Vitamin B1.
- Olive Oil – 2 tbsp
- Nigella/Kalonji Seeds – 1 tsp
- Cumin Seeds – 1 tsp
- Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp
- Onion – 1 medium (sliced)
- Brinjals – 10 (sliced… demonstrated below)
- Coriander Powder – 1 tsp
- Red Chili Powder – 1 tsp
- salt – to taste
- Fresh Cilantro – chopped for garnish
1. Slice a medium onion.
2. Heat a pan on medium heat, add oil. Once the oil is hot, add the nigella and cumin seeds.
3. Once the seeds begin to sizzle, add the turmeric powder. Cook for 5 seconds or so.
4. Now add the sliced onions. Combine. Lower heat to dial #3. Cook about 5 minutes until slightly golden.
5. In the meantime, get your brinjals.
6. Slice them as follows:
7. Check on your onions. Season with salt. Combine.
8. Add the sliced brinjals. Combine.
9. Add coriander powder, red chili powder and salt to taste.
10. Cover and cook for 25 minutes on low heat (dial #3). Keep stirring every 7 minutes to avoid burning.
11. Once the brinjals are soft, fork tender, not chewy, the brinjals are cooked. Adjust salt. Turn off the stove.
12. Chop up some fresh cilantro for garnish.