Fried Aubergine with Mustard Yogurt

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Meat Free Mowgli

By Nisha Katona

Published 2022

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Aubergine/eggplant is certainly India’s best-loved vegetable, possibly because it behaves similarly to meat, both in texture and its ability to soak up spices – useful in a heavily vegan population. Inspired by a Bengali dish called begun bhaja, these crispy fried aubergines work really well as a snack or starter. Remember not to overcrowd the aubergines in the pan or they won’t crisp up nicely. The mustard yogurt can be made ahead of time, but the aubergines need to be fried just be