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Spicy Aubergine Curry Recipe

Looking for something different to do with your Aubergines? Try this Spicy Aubergine Curry Recipe, you will love it.

More often than not aubergines are relegated to the side when they are in fact a fantastic ingredient to be the hero of the dish. This curry recipe is no exception and perfect for long winter nights.

Aubergine goes by several different names around the world. In the US, Australia, New Zealand and Canada as Eggplant while in South Africa it has been commonly called brinjal, from the Portuguese beringela but this does appear to be fading with general consensus moving towards Aubergine.

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Spicy Aubergine Curry Recipe | Waitrose

Serving: 4 | Prep: 5 min | Cooking: 30 min

Aubergines 2
Onion 1
Garlic 2
Ginger 2 cm
Sunflower Oil
Red Curry Paste 1 tablespoon
Lime 1
Muscovado Sugar 2 tablespoon
Soy Sauce 1 tablespoons
Water 400 ml
Coconut Milk 200 g

1 . Slice the aubergine into chunks
2 . Chop the onion, garlic and ginger
3 . Heat sunflower oil in a wok
4 . Brown the onion, garlic and ginger in the wok
5 . Add the aubergine chunks and brown
6 . Stir in the curry paste
7 . Cook for about one minute
8 . Pour in the lime juice
9 . Add the muscovado sugar
10 . Pour in the soy sauce
11 . Season with salt
12 . Pour in the water and bring to the boil
13 . Reduce the heat and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes until tender and sauce has reduced
14 . Pour in the coconut milk and heat gently
15 . Garnish with basil
16 . Serve with rice

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