Fried Aubergine

Preparation info

  • 6

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      15 min

Appears in

Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

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  • 4 aubergines
  • flour
  • cayenne pepper
  • salt
  • 1 finely-chopped


Slice the aubergines about ½ in. thick, lay them out on a flat dish, sprinkle with salt and put on a weight (this hastens the process of removing the moisture). After ½ hr. wipe them with a cloth, then coat them lightly with flour seasoned with cayenne and salt. Fry the onion in the oil or butter until