Friday, 26 June 2015

Crispy Fried Sesame Eggplant slices

Thin slices of eggplant dipped in batter, coated with sesame seeds and deep fried. Super crispy , nutty and delicious. 



  • 1 large eggplant cut into slices
  • 1/2 Cup All purpose flour
  • 2 Teaspoon rice flour
  • 2 Teaspoon corn flour
  • 1/2 Teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 Teaspoon red chilli flakes
  • 1/2 Teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 Teaspoon lemon zest
  • 2 Tablespoons white sesame seeds
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for deep frying







1. Wash eggplant and slice it into circles. Add the slices in a bowl of water. Set aside

2. In a mixing bowl, add all purpose flour, rice flour, corn flour, oregano, chilli flakes, lemon zest,  salt and pepper

3. Add 2/3 cup of water and whisk until the mixture is smooth without any lumps

4. In a large sauce pan or kadai / wok heat oil for deep frying

5. When the oil is hot, reduce the flame to medium. Drain water from eggplants and pat dry them in paper towel

6. Dip egg plant slices in the prepared batter, shake of excess batter. Sprinkle sesame seeds over the dipped eggplants and drop them in hot oil

7. Fry in batches of 4 eggplant slices until they are crispy and light golden

8. Remove from oil and place them on a paper towel

9. Serve hot with your favourite dip. I served it with ketchup and cilantro yogurt dip

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