Recipe Name: Kaap
Cuisine: North Karnataka
Course: Side Dish
Recipe Main Ingredient: Brinjal
Recipe Brief Description: Brinjal is one such vegetable which is very common in North Karnataka. Kaap is a simple shallow roasted brinjal. It goes well with hot rice and dal or with chapati.
Brinjal - 2 number
Oil for shallow fry
Semolina - 1/4 cup
Red chili powder - 1 tbsp
Cumin powder - 1 tbsp
Dry mango powder - 1 tbsp
Salt to taste
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Mix all the ingredients in a bowl except the Brinjal and oil.
Wash the Brinjals. Cut in to medium thick round slices, keep the slices in the water.
Heat pan and place the brinjal slices and sprinkle semolina mix on both the sides. Take care to cover the semolina mix evenly on both the sides.
Add a tbsp of oil on tawa and spread it evenly.
Arrange the brinjal slices and close the lid. Cook on slow flame for 2 minutes. Open and turn the slices on the other side. Close the lid and cook for 2 more minutes. Open the lid and cook on high flame for half a minute.
Remove from fire. Cool it and serve.