Aubergine Masala with Sweet Potato Mash Recipe

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Aubergine Masala with Sweet Potato Mash
  • Chef: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

A gourmet dish by a master chef combines the unique flavors of aubergine and sweet potatoes.

Ingredients of Aubergine Masala with Sweet Potato Mash

  • 5 sweet potatoes
  • 1 kg aubergine (preferably long ones)
  • 1 cup cooking oil
  • 5 tsp cumin seeds
  • 3 tsp red chilli flakes
  • 2 tsp fennel seeds
  • 3 cloves
  • 2 tsp coriander seeds
  • 2 tsp black pepper
  • 3 tsp red chilli powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 bunch fresh coriander, chopped
  • 10 green chillies, chopped
  • 8 medium-sized tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 kg yogurt
  • 4 Tbsp soft paneer
  • 1 bunch mint
  • 1 cup single fat cream
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • Juice of 3 lemons
  • 2 tsp brown sugar
  • 3 medium-sized green onions, chopped

How to Make Aubergine Masala with Sweet Potato Mash

  • 1.Put sweet potatoes on to boil. Slice the aubergine in long strips.
  • 2.Add cooking oil in pan and add spices. Once the spices are cooked, add in the red chilli powder and salt.
  • 3.In a separate pan, sear the aubergine strips.
  • 4.Add in fresh coriander and green chillies, and then the tomatoes, as well as the yogurt and soft paneer.
  • 5.Add stock and reduce the sauce.
  • 6.Once the sauce is ready, sieve and reserve some masala for the aubergine.
  • 7.Once sweet potatoes have boiled and are cooked all the way through, mash well.
  • 8.Add cream, milk, olive oil, lemon juice, brown sugar, red chilli powder and some green onions and salt. Mix well.
  • 9.Plate up with a layering of mashed sweet potato and aubergine strips with a drizzle of the sauce and the masala reserved earlier.