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Jamie Oliver’s eggplant dhal



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Jamie Oliver’s eggplant dhal

  • 1 eggplant
  • 2 red onion
  • 5tsps heaped teaspoons Tandoori Paste, Recipe Indian cookbook
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 5cm pieces ginger
  • 50g grams oil, I I used olive oil


  • 1 onion
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 250g red lentils
  • 800g water
  • 1tsp salt
  • 1tsp black pepper
  • 1tbs veggie stock


  • 2tbs black mustard seeds
  • 1 red chilli, Sliced
  • 20 curry leaf
  • 30g vegetable oil
  • 6
    Preparation 10min
  • 7
  • 8
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Recipe's preparation

  1. Turn oven on 180 Then chop eggplant and onions into chunks put into roasting dish add ginger and garlic (I chopped in THERMOMIX) add tandoori paste ,salt and a little oil mix through well with your hands so it's covered then roast in oven 180 for 20 mins or nice brown half will be mixed in when you cook dhal the rest keep in oven with heat off
  2. Dhal
  3. Add onion and garlic to bowl chop 3 sec speed 7 scrape down add oil and cook 3mins/100/sp1
    add water ,lentils,1/2 the roasted eggplant,stock season and cook for 20min/100/rev/speed 1
  4. Temper
  5. In frypan add oil once hot add mustard seeds as soon as they pop add chilli and curry leaves it spits so have lid ready tmrc_emoticons.) fry few mins set aside
    servedhsl topped with extra roasted eggplant and put temper on top

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Watch Jamie's video on his Facebook page aubergine dhal video, you need a batch of tandoori paste I made an easy fly bread to serve you can serve with rice it makes a lot his recipe is double the lentils he must be feeding lots people!

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