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Tandoori Eggplant Skewers

  • PREP TIME: 10 min
  • COOK TIME: 25 min & resting time 45 min
Step 1

Combine eggplant with salt in a large bowl. Stir well, leave to sit; 45min., eggplant pieces will sweat out their bitter juices. Rinse and dry well with paper towel.

Step 2

Pre-heat oven to 200°C. Line a large tray with baking paper. Thread eggplant pieces onto the 12 skewers, place each onto the prepared tray.

Step 3

Combine coconut cream, tomato paste, ginger, and spices, in a bowl. Brush skewers generously with spice mix.


Step 4

Roast, 10min., turn skewers, re-baste, roast further 10min. Increase oven temp. to 240°C, roast further 5min., until lightly charred, if desired.

Serving suggestion:

Try serving with a refreshing salad of thinly sliced white onion, cucumber, mint, and a splash of lemon juice.


Top tip:

For this recipe you will need 12 BBQ skewers – wooden is fine.

  • 3 eggplants, cut into 3cm pieces
  • 2 Tbsp salt
  • 3/4 cup coconut cream
  • 1 Tbsp tomato paste
  • 1/2 Tbsp crushed ginger
  • 1 tsp each smoked paprika, ground turmeric, garam masala