Grilled Aubergine

I haven’t yet shared a recipe with Aubergine although it’s one of the most versatile veggies to work with!!

Although many people don’t really like it they must try this unique n once again a Healthy recipe which combines aubergines n cauliflower in a very artistic way.

This is a recipe which has very few calories and so you guys can relish it without any guilt!!

For the Cauliflower Couscous


  1. 1 cauliflower cleaned n pulsed in a food processor or grated
  2. 1 tbsp olive oil/ butter
  3. Salt to taste
  4. For the Aubergine U need
  5. 1 big Aubergine/ brinjal sliced
  6. Half cup maida/ All purpose flour
  7. Bread crumbs
  8. 1 cup water
  9. Salt n pepper to taste
  10. Olive oil to grill

Ingredients for the tomato sauce

  1. 4/5 ripe tomatoes pureed n sieved
  2. 2 tbsp garlic paste
  3. 1 tsp chilli powder
  4. Salt to taste
  5. Pinch of sugar

For the Couscous

Heat oil/ butter in a non-stick pan n add the cauliflower n salt n cover n cook for around 6 minutes on a medium flame, allow to cool.

For the Aubergine

Make a paste with the flour, salt, pepper n water. Dip the Aubergine slices in the paste, and sprinkle little breadcrumbs. Heat oil in a grill pan n grill the slices on both the sides till golden brown, keep aside.

For the Tomato sauce

Heat oil in a pan, add the garlic, then the tomato puree, salt, sugar n chilli powder n let it simmer for 7 minutes till it becomes a little thick and saucy.

For the Sour cream

  1. 1 cup greek yoghurt/ hung curd
  2. 1 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive oil
  3. Few drops of lemon juice
  4. Salt n pepper to taste

Mix everything together and chill.

Now take a round or oval plate and place the Aubergine slices on it, then add the tomato sauce then put the cauliflower couscous on it and finally add the sour cream.

Garnish with a few sprigs of parsley and serve.

This is a dish that combines so many cultures together n is a Culinary Delight so go ahead n try it n do give it some variations as that’s the actual Fun in Cooking!!

Grilled Aubergine

Grilled Aubergine


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