Caponata Recipe

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How to make Caponata
  • Recipe By: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

About Caponata Recipe: Caponata is an eggplant stew known to have originated in Sicily, Italy. Eggplants, carrots and celery cooked in a sweetened sauce. It can be served as a warm side or a cold appetizer.

Ingredients of Caponata

  • 100 gms brinjals (cubed)
  • 50 gms celery
  • 4 Onions, sliced
  • 100 gms tomato puree
  • 1 cup olives, sliced
  • 1/2 cup capers
  • 50 gms sugar
  • 100 ml vinegar
  • 50 ml red wine
  • 100 ml olive oil
  • 50 gms carrots
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • to taste salt and pepper
  • Water

How to Make Caponata

  • 1.Dice and fry the brinjals. Heat oil and saute onions and celery.
  • 2.Add olives, tomato puree, capers, sugar and vinegar.
  • 3.Add wine and simmer for 10 minutes, till thick. Add water if its too thick.
  • 4.Add the brinjals, salt and pepper. Add the cocoa powder.
  • 5.Chill for a day before serving.
Key Ingredients: brinjals (cubed), celery, Onions, tomato puree, olives, capers, sugar, vinegar, red wine, olive oil, carrots, cocoa powder, salt and pepper, Water