Cheesy eggplant fritters

Cheesy eggplant fritters

Cheesy eggplant fritters… oh my god..they are crispy out side and soft and cheesy inside, we just loved it. I usually made deep-fried items on weekends only, I tired of making Manchurian, bhaji’s… I remember few days back I saw this recipe on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RO1dzl0lOGA So I checked it, made few changes and the result was amazing.

[recipe title=”Cheesy eggplant fritters ” servings=”4″ time=”30mins” difficulty=”easy”]

Ingredients:-

Eggplant1
Cheddar cheesefew slices

For sauce:-

Tomato ketchup5-6 Tbsp
Basilfew leaves
Spring onion1 small bunch
Dry chili1
Pepper corns! tsp
Oregano1 tbsp
Garlic10 pods
saltto taste

For dipping & rolling:-

Rusk15 slices
Oregano1 tsp
Basil1 tsp
Pepper corns1 tsp
All purpose flour3 tbsp
Corn flour3 tbsp
Saltto taste
Pepper powderto taste
Basil & oreganopinch
Oildeep frying

 

Procedure :-

First prepare the sauce, in a mixer jar add spring onions, garlic, pepper, basil grind it coarsely. Add the tomato ketchup, oregano and mix well. Keep it aside.
Grind the rusk and flavor it with dry basil, Oregano, pepper corns into fine powder.
In an another bowl add the all purpose flour, corn flour, salt, pepper powder, dried herbs, mix well. Add water and make into thin batter.
Cut the eggplant as shown below.
Apply sauce in the eggplant, add cheese, dip it in the batter then roll it in the rusk powder.
Now deep fry them in medium hot oil.
Once it turn golden strain it and serve it as it is or along with dip.

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2 thoughts on “Cheesy eggplant fritters

  1. Hi, Ranjani,

    I would love to try this recipe – but not sure as to whether you get basil in Hyderabad markets. If it is, what is the local name for it?

    Sanjukta

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