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Healthy Baigan Bhaja - Smoky Eggplant Roasted in very little oil and charred over the fire for a smoky taste. Low Carb, Vegan & Paleo recipe. #eggplant #indian #paleo #whole30 #vegan #smoky #baigan #bhaja #roastedeggplant #vegetarian #lowcarb
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Healthy Baigan Bhaja | Smoky Eggplant Roast

Healthy Baigan Bhaja - Smoky Eggplant Roasted in very little oil and charred over the fire for a smoky taste. Low Carb, Vegan & Paleo recipe.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Keyword baigan, eggplant
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 143kcal

Equipment

  • Cast Iron Skillet or Nonstick cookware

Ingredients

  • 1 Large Eggplant - Sliced (Bharta wala Baigan)
  • 1 tsp Turmeric
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli
  • Salt to Taste
  • 1 tbsp Neutral Oil as much or as little as you want.

Instructions

  • Slice* the Eggplant into thin slices.
  • Add the spices.Give it a mix.
  • Heat a nonstick pan on high flame.Place the spiced eggplant pieces in one layer.Add a few drops of oil to each eggplant.
  • Flip and repeat the process till the eggplant is cooked about 2 minutes each side.
  • Using tongs, char the eggplant on both sides.
  • Serve hot along with whatever you want! 

Notes

.If you slice it too thin, the texture will be that of a chip but if you cut it a little thick the texture will be softer, more gooey)

Nutrition

Calories: 143kcal | Carbohydrates: 14.2g | Protein: 2.3g | Fat: 9.8g | Saturated Fat: 0.8g | Potassium: 552mg | Fiber: 8.3g | Sugar: 6.9g | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1.1mg