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:-

Eggplant 1
Cheddar cheese few slices

For sauce:-

Tomato ketchup 5-6 Tbsp
Basil few leaves
Spring onion 1 small bunch
Dry chili 1
Pepper corns ! tsp
Oregano 1 tbsp
Garlic 10 pods
salt to taste

For dipping & rolling:-

Rusk 15 slices
Oregano 1 tsp
Basil 1 tsp
Pepper corns 1 tsp
All purpose flour 3 tbsp
Corn flour 3 tbsp
Salt to taste
Pepper powder to taste
Basil & oregano pinch
Oil deep 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 comments 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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