How to make Melanzane Calabre -

Calabrian Eggplants

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from the book Italian Cooking.

Main Ingredients : Eggplant, Tomatoes (टमाटर)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

Melanzane Calabre

Melanzane Calabre Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 7-8 hour

Serve :

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Melanzane Calabre Recipe

  • Eggplant 4 long

  • Tomatoes to taste

  • Tomato cut into rounds 2 large

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Olive oil 1/4 cup

  • Garlic,minced 3 cloves

  • Fresh red chillies,chopped 2

  • Dried oregano to taste

  • Black pepper powder to taste


Step 1

Peel the eggplant and cut lengthways in half inch thick slices. Sprinkle with salt and set aside for at least one hour. Rinse the eggplant slices and cook in boiling water for three to four minutes.

Step 2

Drain and spread out on a towel to dry. For the dressing, combine the lemon juice and olive oil in a small bowl; add the garlic, chillies, oregano, salt and pepper powder and mix well Arrange layers of eggplants and tomatoes in a serving dish.

Step 3

Drizzle the dressing over and leave to marinate for 4-6 hours, preferably in a refrigerator, before serving.

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