Aloo Baingan


Difficulty: Easy Serves 4  This is my favourite dish at my favourite Indian joint in Newcastle so while I knew I was never going to achieve that kind of greatness, I thought I would give it a shot. Aloo Baingan is a wicked combo of potato and eggplant with just a few spices added, but the real zing comes from amchur, a dried mango powder which you can pick up from your local Indian grocery. Ingredients 2 eggplants (about 15cm-120cm in length) Salt 5 medium potatoes 1 small brown onion 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1-2 teaspoons chilli powder (adjust according to your tolerance) 1 teaspoon turmeric 2 1/2 teaspoons garam masala 2 teaspoons amchur Method Chop the eggplants into roughly 2cmx2cm cubes before chucking into a colander and covering in salt. Set aside for...

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