How to make Eggplant Lasagna -

Spicy eggplant mixture layered between lasagna sheets, topped with cheddar and mozzarella cheese and baked.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Eggplant / Brinjal (बैंगन), Mozzarella cheese (मोज़ारेला चीज़)

Cuisine : Italian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Eggplant Lasagna

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Hindi: anda
You should always stack your fridge with at least a dozen of them. Why? Handiest food to have around! Kids are hungry? Make some egg sandwiches. Guests come in, make an egg curry or egg biryani. You are hungry? Poach an egg and have it topped with stir fried veggies – perfect protein source for the body! Check the freshness – keep a raw egg in a bowl of water. Fresh eggs will stay at the bottom while stale eggs stand on end or float.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Eggplant Lasagna Recipe

  • Eggplant / Brinjal cut into small cubes 1 medium

  • Mozzarella cheese Grated as required

  • Olive oil 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • Butter ½ tablespoon

  • Tomato puree 2-3 tablespoons

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli flakes 1 teaspoon

  • Mixed herbs mixed 1 teaspoon

  • Balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon

  • Tomato cut into cubes 1 medium

  • Fresh basil leaves 5-7 + few sprigs for garnishing

  • Sugar a pinch

  • Cheddar cheese as required

  • lasagna sheets boiled 3-4

Method

Step 1

Preheat oven to 180ºC

Step 2

Heat olive oil in a non-stick pan. Add garlic and saute till light brown. Add onion, mix and saute till golden.

Step 3

Add butter and mix well. Add eggplant, mix and cook on high heat for 2-3 minutes.

Step 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.

Step 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.

Step 6

Add balsamic vinegar and mix well. Add tomato, mix again and switch off heat.

Step 7

Roughly chop basil leaves, add and mix well. Add sugar and mix again.

Step 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.

Step 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.

Step 10

Serve hot garnished with basil sprigs.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.