Recipe Eggplant Roll

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Eggplants / brinjals:- 2 long
Oil:- 3 tablespoons
Salt to taste
Black pepper powder to taste
Garlic paste:- 1 tablespoon
Tomatoes chopped:- 2 medium
Tomato puree:- 3/4 cup
Fresh basil leaves a few
Paneer (cottage cheese) grated:- 1/2 cup
Cheese grated:- 1/4 cup
Bread crumbs:- 3 tablespoons


Step 1
Preheat oven to 180°C. Remove stalks of eggplants and cut lengthwise into thin slices.Heat 2 tbsps oil in non stick pan.

Step 2
Sprinkle salt on eggplant slices on both sides. Place them in the pan, sprinkle pepper powder on top and cook, turning sides, till well cooked on both sides.

Step 3
Heat remaining oil in another non stick pan. Add garlic paste and cook for 2 minutes. Add tomatoes and tomato puree. Mix well and cook for 1 minute.

Step 4
Add salt, pepper powder, 3-4 tbsps water and torn basil leaves. Mix well and cook for 5-7 minutes. Mix paneer, cheese and breadcrumbs in a bowl. Divide into equal portions and shape them into cylinders.

Step 5
Place cooked eggplant slices on worktop and place a paneer cylinder on one end of each eggplant slice and roll.

Step 6
Pour tomato sauce in a baking dish. Place eggplant rolls compactly in standing position in it. Place dish in the preheated oven and bake for 10-15 minutes. Serve hot.