The roasted eggplant recipe can be a perfect side dish for dinner. You can easily cook this dish with a little bit of preparation. Learn how to cook roasted eggplant in 30 minutes. 

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoon olive oil
  • 6 Eggplants
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon chilli powder ( skip, if you don’t like chilli taste )
  • 2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 3 teaspoon coriander
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • A handful of fresh parsley to garnish

Method

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Wash and dry the eggplants gently, then cut them in half. Cut the half into 4 or 6 slices. 
  • Place the eggplant slices in a pile on a baking tray lined with parchment paper. 
  • Take a bowl, combine the olive oil, smoked pepper, turmeric, coriander and chili to make the sauce. Then pour this sauce over the eggplant slices.
  • Mix the eggplant with your hands or a spoon so that the slices are well covered with the sauce. Make sure to evenly coat each slice with the sauce.
  • Now, bake at 400 degrees F for 20-25 minutes. 
  • Place the oven on low heat and flip the eggplant slices to roast for another 2-3 minutes or until slightly crispy.
  • Remove the roasted eggplant from the oven and season it with salt and pepper.
  • Garnish it with fresh parsley. 

In this eggplant recipe, we have used the roasting method rather than frying. The roasting process does not require much oil, which helps retain more nutrients. All those who feel that fried eggplants are tastier should definitely try this recipe once. The roasted eggplant dish is much more healthy and tasty.