Side dish Indian Bengali Vegetables
Last updated 6/12/2012 1:02:54 AM. Recipe ID 26557. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Pyajklir chochuri
Categories: Side dish, Indian, Bengali, Vegetables
Yield: 4 Servings
1 md Eggplant
1 1/2 tb Vegetable oil
2 ea Red chiles, dried
1/4 ts Five-spice powder
1/4 ts Turmeric
1/2 ts Salt
2 ts Roasted red chile paste
1 tb Water
1 c Green onions, chopped
Smoke & roast eggplant. Cool, mash & set aside.
Heat oil in a large skillet & fry red chiles until they darken: this
only takes a few seconds in hot oil. Add five-spice powder & fry
until it starts to crackle. Stir in the turmeric & salt, followed by
the red chile paste & water. Mix well. Add the eghgplant, cover &
simmer 10 to 15 minutes. Add green onions & simmer a further 2
minutes. Serve at once otherwise the green onions will lose their
Bharti Kirchner, "The Healthy Cuisine of India: Recipes from the
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