Vankaya Nuvvula Vepudu ~ Eggplants Fry with Sesame Seeds

Ingredients :

Eggplants : 1/4 kg

White Sesame Seeds : 1 1/2 tsp

Dry Coconut Powder : 1 tbsp
A pinch of turmeric powder

Red Chilli powder : 1 tsp

Salt to taste

Oil : 1 tbsp

Method :

Dry roast the sesame seeds till golden brown color and allow it to cool. Grind the roasted seeds in a blender into powder and set aside. Wash and chop the eggplants into pieces. Soak the eggplants in salt water for 2 minutes and drain. Heat a tablespoon of oil in a pan and add the chopped eggplants, salt and turmeric powder. Cover and cook till eggplants are soft. Stir occasionally. Open the lid and fry until crisp. When it's done, add the sesame seeds powder, dry coconut powder and red chilli powder and mix well. Turn off the flame and serve with hot steamed rice.

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