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Eggplant Fry/Breaded


Fried eggplant is a simple and easy recipe. Eggplant is a wonderful vegetable but I like it best when fried and my mother had a tough time making us ( me and sister )eat this when we were kids. But we made no fuss when it was fried. This is definitely lot more calories but what is wonderful in this recipe is that it gets  fried crispy but not soggy. The best  way to fry eggplant is to use very little oil as it has a tendency to absorb and you will never get it crispy. It goes well with rice and dal/sambar, but it is also a nice snack or an appetizer.
 Try this recipe ..you will surely love this.

Ingredients
Egg plant big- 1
Italian bread crumbs- 1/2 cup
Chilly powder- 3/4 tsp
Pepper powder -a pinch
corn flour- 1 tsp
Egg-1
Chopped coriander leaves- 2 tsp
Chopped lemon grass- 1/2 tsp
Parmesan cheese- 1 tsp
salt to taste
oil for frying


Cut eggplant into half inch thick round pieces and sprinkle a little salt after a minute place them on  paper towel and gently press down and take off the excess water. Now marinate this with chilly powder, pepper powder and a pinch of salt if necessary.
Beat one egg and add chopped lemon grass, coriander leaves and Parmesan cheese and mix together.
In a plate spread bread crumbs.I used Italian bread crumbs but you can also use the plain bread crumbs too. 
Take the eggplant pieces one by one and roll them in corn flour and then dip into the egg mixture and finally into the bread crumbs. Heat two to three tsp of oil in a frying pan and fry both sides. Serve warm with rice and dal.

Thanks Akheela for sending this lovely card.



Try this..
Hope you will all enjoy.

Comments

  1. Chechi, the best recipe and beyond aewsome clicks....

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  2. Looks so tempting eggplant fry..nice presentation.

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  3. Eggplant Fry looks to be very crispy and tasty. Great clicks.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  4. wow such a nice pic. fabulos recipe tasty and everyone like this dish

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  5. these look so tempting.. loved the idea of frying with bread crumbs..

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  6. Looks soo tempting and delicious.. thanks for sharing.. nice click too !!

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  7. Wow .... Eggplant fry looks so nice ..... Awesome click n lovely presentation.

    Cheers n Happy Cooking,
    Satrupa

    http://satrupa-foodforthought.blogspot.com

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  8. Such a awesome looking eggplant fry..looks absolutely irresistible!

    US Masala

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  9. oh my what a delicious way of frying eggplant ...yummy

    Satya
    http://www.superyummyrecipes.com

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  10. Nice recipe...I too am not much found of Egg Plant. But will try this recipe :)

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  11. Super cool eggplant fry. Loved the click !!

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  12. Wow...so beautiful..thanks for your lovely wishes :-)

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  13. Kidulam!! new eggplant recipe for me suja..Bookmarked!!Great click too..:)

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  14. Very very tempting eggplant fry...so tempting....

    Pushpa @ simplehomefood.com

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  15. We make eggplant fry in different way....this recipe sounds so tasty..the snap is too inviting...

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  16. Looks crispy and yummy, great click dear..

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  17. tried a bhajji recently...havent tried crumb fry..looks like a great snack

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  18. Beautiful presentation and lovely pic too suja, looks yum and crisp as well

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  19. Eggplant fry looks spicy, yummy, crispy and tempting. Wonderful presentation.

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  20. that is a different style brinjal fry... looks perfect! nice clicks!

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  21. never fried eggplant this way. looks so darn good.

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  22. Never tried eggplant this way, thanks for sharing Suja, loving it..

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  23. Wow!! The Eggplants looks gorgeous..Though not a veggie fan, really this one tempts me a lot.

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  24. Wow!yummy!Eggplant njan vaghikare ella.E recipe nannayittundu.

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  25. This eggplant fry is very interesting. Never did it this way. Good sharing.

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  26. a nice way to njoy eggplant...love the recipe..yummy yumm

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  27. First time at ur space ... love the wonderful innovative recipe !!!

    - Smita
    littlefoodjunction.blogspot.com

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  28. It looks so crisp and lovely that I wouldn't min the extra calories. I hope you are having a great day. Blessings...Mary

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  29. looks so yummy,,,crispy eggplant would be a nice snack idea.
    Cheers and happy cooking,
    Nikki,
    http://titilating-tastebuds.blogspot.com/

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  30. WOW!! Tempting egg fry..Love this recipe..

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  31. WOW!! Love this egg plant fry...Superb recipe..

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  32. Hello, this image has been used in ifood.tv. You can mail me @ nithya@iwine.tv.

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  33. Hello Anon,
    No problem..you can use the image..thanks for informing me about it.

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