1 big eggplant
1/2 tbs turmeric
1/4 tbs red chilli powder
1/4 tbs crushed black pepper
1 tbs coriander/cumin or curry powder
2 tbs besan
1/2 tbs mustard seeds
salt as per taste
5-6 tbs oil
1.Cut the eggplant into 1/2 inch round slices.
2. Now marinate the eggplant with salt, crushed black pepper, turmeric, red chilli powder and curry powder and keep it for 5 minutes.
3. Dust besan on the marinated eggplant and keep it for 5 more minutes.
4. Heat oil in flat non-stick frying pan, add mustard seeds and allow it to finish cracking and now put the eggplant pieces on it and cover the lid and low the flame and wait for couple of minutes.
5. Now turn each eggplant to other side, change the flame to medium and cover the lid and let it cook for another 2-3 minutes and simple eggplant fry is ready to serve with your choice of rice or roti.
I am sending this entry for Siri's Healing Food and http://seasonedndressed.blogspot.com/2010/12/event-healing-foods-eggplant.html