How to make Eggplant Pizza Bites -

Eggplant roundels form the base for these pizzas – absolutely yummy.

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Brinjals (बैंगन), Pizza sauce (पीज़ा सॉस)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Eggplant Pizza Bites

Eggplant Pizza Bites Recipe Card

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Hindi: baingan
Also called by names like aubergine and eggplant, this purple hued fleshy vegetable is a versatile thing and fun to cook with. Dish-up a very traditional bharta with it, bake a lasagna with parmesan and eggplant or just fry it for a great accompaniment with dal-chawal, brinjal is versatile. To choose one without seeds, pick the lighter one with a smooth shiny skin.

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Eggplant Pizza Bites Recipe

  • Brinjals cut into roundels and soaked 2 medium

  • Pizza sauce as required

  • Olive oil for greasing

  • Capsicum mixed, finely chopped 1 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Mozzarella cheese grated as required

  • Dried oregano to sprinkle

Method

Step 1

Preheat oven to 180º C. Preheat an electric grill and grease with some olive oil.

Step 2

Grill each eggplant roundel on both sides and transfer onto a baking tray.

Step 3

Spread some pizza sauce on each eggplant roundel and put some mixed capsicums on top. Sprinkle some salt and put some mozzarella cheese on top.

Step 4

Place tray in the preheated oven and bake for 8-10 minutes. Arrange them on a serving platter and sprinkle some dried oregano on top.

Step 5

Serve hot.

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