Grilled Aubergine with Homemade Bombay Sauce
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Aubergine with Bombay Chutney is a quick and easy meal to make for Meat Free Monday or to serve to Vegan friends and family.
Recipe type: Mains
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 2
  • 2 aubergines sliced horizontally
  • Olive oil
  • For the Green Spiced Sauce
  • 1 onion
  • 1 small garlic clove
  • 2 inch piece of fresh ginger, scraped
  • 1 Tablespoon plain or whole-wheat flour
  • 150g fresh coriander, roughly chopped
  • + 20g fresh coriander, chopped as a garnish
  • 30g fresh mint, roughly chopped
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 green chillies, deseeded if you want a milder Green Spiced Sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • juice of a lime
  1. Pre-heat the grill
  2. To make the Bombay Chutney
  3. In a food processor add all the Bombay Chutney ingredients and blend to a smooth consistency.
  4. Add the mixture to a pot and reduce by half, stirring often to insure the Bombay Sauce doesn’t catch.
  5. The Bombay Chutney will thicken and reduce in about 10-15 minutes.
  6. In the mean while:
  7. Prepare the aubergine by topping and tailing and slicing into 1cm horizontal slices.
  8. Dip the aubergine into the Bombay Chutney as it is cooking and sprinkle with olive oil grill until golden brown and tender.
  9. Serve the aubergine with rice and the Bombay Chutney as a dipping sauce on the side.
You can also add slices of tofu to the dish using the same method.
Dip the Tofu into the Bombay Chutney and pan fry or grill till golden, layer and serve with rice and green beans or on its on.
Recipe by Marissa's Recipes & Ideas at