Spiced Eggplant Indian Style


This simple recipe combines the traditional Indian flavors of eggplant, tomatoes, onions and coriander. This is excellent served with rice and dahl.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
4 servings


  • 2 ½ pounds eggplant

  • cup clarified butter

  • 1 cup chopped onions

  • 4 large ripe tomatoes, chopped

  • 4 teaspoons crushed coriander seed


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).

  2. Half eggplant(s) and bake for 20 minutes, or until tender. Using a potato masher or pastry blender, crush eggplant.

  3. Heat clarified butter in a medium skillet over medium heat; saute onions until translucent. Stir in tomatoes and eggplant; cook, stirring, until liquid evaporated. Remove from heat and sprinkle with coriander.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

533 Calories
40g Fat
45g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 533
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 40g 51%
Saturated Fat 22g 111%
Cholesterol 88mg 29%
Sodium 839mg 36%
Total Carbohydrate 45g 16%
Dietary Fiber 11g 40%
Total Sugars 12g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 39mg 197%
Calcium 87mg 7%
Iron 3mg 17%
Potassium 1119mg 24%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.