Lazy Brinjal Bhajis Recipe | Abel & Cole

Lazy Brinjal Bhajis

Serves2-4 people
Lazy Brinjal Bhajis

Got a stowaway aubergine hiding in the back of the fridge? Not sure what to do with it? You'll likely have the other ingredients to hand, so whip up this incredibly delicious aubergine bhaji recipe.

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  • 1 aubergine
  • 1 mug of milk or cool water
  • 1 mug of plain white flour or polenta
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt, plus extra to serve
  • 1 tbsp curry powder
  • A good slosh of sunflower oil

Fab as a snack, a curry side-kick or a starter.

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1. Cut aubergine into thin slices.
2. Place milk or water in a shallow dish. Dampen the aubergine slices.
3. Mix flour or polenta with salt and curry spice.
4. Place damp aubergines pieces in the flour, a few at a time, shake them through the flour to coat well.
5. Heat 1cm film of oil in a large frying pan.
6. Add aubergine croutons little by little. Cook until golden on each side.
7. Drain in a colander or on a slice of stale bread.
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