Healthy Indian Eggplant Recipes

Find healthy, delicious Indian eggplant recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

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Indian-Spiced Eggplant & Cauliflower Stew

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Eggplant, cauliflower, chickpeas and tomatoes are the basis for this rich Indian-spiced curry. Make it a meal: Serve with brown basmati rice or whole-wheat couscous.
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Yellow Split Pea Sambar with Turnip, Eggplant & Okra

In Kerala in southern India, this classic stew is eaten at just about every meal. It's typically enjoyed for breakfast with idli (steamed rice cakes) or dosa (rice crêpes). For lunch and dinner, it's eaten with steamed rice and fish curry or braised beef dishes. Sambar powder is a mixture that includes coriander, fenugreek, cumin, black peppercorns, red chiles and asafetida. Find it at Indian markets or online.
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