How to make Eggplant Pizza -

An unusual base for a pizza, eggplant roundles make this pizza uniquely exotic to taste

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Eggplants, Refined Flour

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Eggplant Pizza

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Eggplant Pizza Recipe

  • Eggplants round 2 large

  • Refined Flour to taste

  • Refined flour (maida) 1/2 cup

  • Black pepper powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Olive oil 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Tomato concasse 1 cup

  • Black peppercorns crushed 8-10

  • Fresh basil leaves a few leaves

  • Onion sliced 1 medium

  • Button mushrooms sliced 2-3

  • Yellow capsicum cut into thin strips 1/2 small

  • Red capsicum cut into thin strips 1/2 small

  • Green capsicum cut into thin strips 1/2 small

  • Processed cheese grated 1 cup

Method

Step 1

Wash eggplant and cut them into one-centimetre slices. Apply some salt and keep for some time.

Step 2

Take maida, add pepper powder to taste and salt and sieve together. Wash eggplants again and dry them on a tissue pepper.

Step 3

Coat with the seasoned flour. Heat one to two tablespoons of olive oil in a frying pan and fry eggplant slices on both sides till golden brown.

Step 4

Use more oil if required. Transfer them onto an absorbent paper and keep warm Pre-heat oven to 180°C.

Step 5

Heat one tablespoon of olive oil in another pan. Add garlic and sauté. Add tomato concasse and sprinkle with a little water. Stir and cook for a while.

Step 6

Add salt, freshly crushed pepper powder to taste, fresh basil leaves and mix and cook till reduced.

Step 7

Mix onion, sliced mushrooms and capsicum julienne. Once the tomato sauce is ready, spread it on the fried eggplant pieces.

Step 8

Over that spread the onion mixture. Spread grated cheese. Bake in a preheated oven at 180°C till the cheese has melted. Serve immediately.

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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.