EGGPLANT PARMESAN

Eggplant Paremsan....This is my fav dish in Italian Cuisine...When I came to USA after marriage this was the 1st dish I had it at Olive Garden,Vegas..And later had it in Macroni Grill....We used to go to Macroni Grill only to have this Eggplant Paremsan...our menu is fixed...So from them I had a great passion to cook this dish at home...Finally made it...It came out very well..even I presented in the same style as it is served at Macroni Grill...My hubby said..WOOWWWW...excellent taste n presentation...!!!I do wana share this with u all... Ingridents:
1.American Eggplant Medium Sized:1
2.Egg:2
3.Bread Crumbs:7 to 8 spn
4.Tomato Puree:canned r fresh(boiled n blended)
5.Onion:1 medium(finely chopped)
6.Garlic:2 cloves(finely chopped)
7.Oil
8.Salt:acc to taste
9.Pepper:1/2 tbsp
10.Basil Leaves:2 spn
11.Pasta(Spaghetti):Boil them in water and drain the water completely
12.Paramesan Cheese
Procdure:
Making Marinara Sauce:
1.Put some oil in a pan.When the oil is heated add chopped onions n garlic..
2.Fry them till the onions r smooth and cooked.Add basil and stir well.
3.Add tomato puree,salt, pepper to the cooked onion mixture and cook for 5 to 8 mins.
4.When the sauce is done remove from flame and put aside.
Marinara Sauce is Ready
Baking Eggplant:
1.Peel the eggplant and cut it 1/4 inch rounds
2.Break the eggs into a bowl and beat them well.Preheat the oven at 375 degrees.
3.When the eggs are ready..Take eggplant piece and dip into egg wash and now apply the bread crumbs on both sides and place them in a baking tray which is greased with non stick cooking spray or oil.
4.Repeat this process with all the eggplant pieces and spray little non stick spray on top of the eggplant pieces....now put the baking tray into the oven for 20 to 25 mins.
5.After 20-25 mins remove the tray from oven and turn the eggplants to the other side and again put it in the oven for another 20-25 mins.
6.When all this process is done u can see the eggplant rounds cooked well with coated eggwash and bread crumbs.

Baked Eggplant
7.In a baking tray apply little maranera sauce and now place the baked eggplant as 1 layer apply little sauce and put some paramesan cheese and this is one layer..now again repeat the layers and finally add more cheese on top and put the baking tray for 15 mins in the oven which is at 375 degrees...
Finsih Layer 1 with cheese.
Arrange the 2nd layer

Ready to Bake
8.Now serve this baken Eggplant into a plate and serve it with pasta.
9.Hot Hot Home Made Eggplant Paremsan is ready...

Wanted To Share this recipe for FIL-Brinjal Event for the month of July At Sanghi's Food Delights

2 comments:

Sirisha said...

kavya!! when to add sphagetti to egg plant!!

KavyaNaimish said...

Once the eggplants are bake,then u need to add the sauce Sirisha...