Sesame Cilantro Chili Eggplant

Sesame Cilantro Chili Eggplant
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Serving Size: 1-2
Source: Jehangir Mehta

Ingredients:
  • 10-12 mixed eggplant
  • 3 Tbl spoons sesame oil
  • 1 1/3 cup water
  • 3 Tbl spoons sesame seeds
  • 2 Thai green chilis (or any pepper)
  • 1 tsp. fennel seeds
  • 1 tsp. tumeric powder
  • 1 cup cilantro
  • 1 cup parsley
  • Salt
  • 1 cup almonds (optional)
  • 1 cup tomatoes
  • Pepper and salt, to taste
  • 1 cup mixed tomatoes (cut in halves)
  • 1 red onion
  • Assorted flowers
  • Mix greens (serve on side)

Directions:

  • Toss eggplant, sesame oil, 1/3 cup water and salt and pepper in bowl, before placing on sheet and baking for 15 minutes at 350 degrees F. 
  • Add sesame seeds, Thai green chilis, garlic, fennel seeds, turmeric powder, cilantro, parsley, 1 cup water, almonds and salt into blender. Blend until purée consistency. 
  • Pour purée over eggplants and cook for an additional 30 minutes in the oven or until the eggplants are cooked. 
  • Garnish with tomatoes, onions, flowers and serve with greens on side. 

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