How to make Vangi Kape -

Brinjal slices rolled in spiced rice flour and semolina and shallow fried.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Brinjal (बैंगन), Salt (नमक)

Cuisine : Maharashtrian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Vangi Kape

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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 : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Vangi Kape Recipe

  • Brinjal cut into thick slices 1 large

  • Salt to taste

  • Rice flour 1 cup

  • Semolina (rawa/suji) 1/2 cup

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 cup

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Oil 3 tablespoons

Method

Step 1

Apply salt on the brinjals slices and set aside.

Step 2

Put rice flour, semolina, salt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and garam masala powder and mix well.

Step 3

Coat the brinjals with the seasoned flour and dust the excess flour.

Step 4

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add brinjals and shallow-fry for two-three minutes on each side or till they become golden. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 5

Arrange them on a serving plate and serve hot.

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