Eggplant Lasagna

Spicy eggplant mixture layered between lasagna sheets, topped with cheddar and mozzarella cheese and baked. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Eggplant Lasagna

Main Ingredients Eggplant / Brinjal, Mozzarella cheese
Cuisine Italian
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Eggplant Lasagna

  • 1 medium Eggplant / Brinjal cut into small cubes
  • as required Mozzarella cheese Grated
  • 1 tablespoon Olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic chopped
  • 1 medium Onion finely chopped
  • ½ tablespoon Butter
  • 2-3 tablespoons Tomato puree
  • to taste Crushed black peppercorns
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli flakes
  • 1 teaspoon Mixed herbs mixed
  • 1 tablespoon Balsamic vinegar
  • 1 medium Tomato cut into cubes
  • for garnishing Fresh basil leaves 5-7 + few sprigs
  • a pinch Sugar
  • as required Cheddar cheese
  • 3-4 lasagna sheets boiled


  1. Preheat oven to 180ºC
  2. Heat olive oil in a non-stick pan. Add garlic and saute till light brown. Add onion, mix and saute till golden.
  3. Add butter and mix well. Add eggplant, mix and cook on high heat for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Cut lasagna sheets into roundels or squares with a small bowl the same size as the glasses in which the lasagna is going to be cooked.
  5. Add tomato puree to the pan, reduce heat and mix well. Reduce heat, add salt, crushed peppercorns, red chilli flakes and dried herbs and mix well.
  6. Add balsamic vinegar and mix well. Add tomato, mix again and switch off heat.
  7. Roughly chop basil leaves, add and mix well. Add sugar and mix again.
  8. Line individual small ovenproof glasses with 2 lasagna roundels/squares. Put in a spoonful of the eggplant mixture, a little cheddar cheese and mozzarella cheese. Put some more eggplant mixture. Over the cheese place a couple of lasagna roundel/square. Put some more eggplant mixture topped with cheddar cheese and mozzarella cheese.
  9. Keep the glasses on a baking tray. Place the baking tray in preheated oven and bake for 5-6 minutes or till the cheese gets gratinated.
  10. Serve hot garnished with basil sprigs.

Nutrition Info

Calories 438
Carbohydrates 42.9
Protein 13.9
Fat 23.4
Other Fiber Fiber- 8.8gm