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Recipe Name: Kaap

Category: Vegetarian

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.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 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

    Preparation Method:
  • 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.