Spaghetti is one of my favorite pastas.I love brinjals too and this authentic Italian recipe brings in the delicate flavors together and gives it a complete punch for a perfect main course. You might have never tried a pasta with brinjal sauce but for this recipe, do give it a try!!
Preparation Time : 30 minutes
Serves : 3-4 persons
Spaghetti Pasta : 1 packet
Aubergine / Brinjal : 1 big
Garlic : 3 whole cloves
Red chili flakes : 1 tablespoon
Extra Virgin olive oil : 3 tablespoon
Onion : 1 big, chopped
Tomato : 2 big or 3 medium ripe, seeds removed, chopped
Fresh Basil : 1 tablespoon chopped
Parmesan cheese : 1/2 cup, grated
Salt as per taste
Water : 1/2 cup
Refined oil for shallow frying
Cook the pasta as per packet instructions.
Roughly chop the Aubergine. Heat Refined oil in a pan and shallow fry the Aubergine little by little until golden brown. Drain excess oil and keep aside.
Now heat olive oil in a pan, add the garlic cloves and red chili flakes. Add in the onions, tomatoes and salt. Cook until tender for about 2 minutes. Now add in the Fried Aubergine and toss well. Turn off the flame, transfer the Aubergine to a mixer grinder and blend into a smooth paste using a little water.
Transfer the paste to the pan and turn on the flame. Add in the boiled spaghetti. Toss well. Add the basil and cheese. Toss and remove from flame.