Brinjal saute (Chinese)

Brinjal Manchurian is something my mom-in-law makes often. Well, this is not that exactly coz Ive not batter fried the Brinjal. This is a healthy variation of the batter fried version.

Brinjal : 5 quartered (the small variety)
Fresh Red/Green Chillies; 2 chopped
Garlic: 4 cloves chopped
Ginger: 1 tsp chopped
Onion: 1/4 cup diced
Oil: 3 tbsp
Salt: as required

Soya Sauce: 1tsp
Tomato Sauce: 1tbsp
Chilly sauce: 1 tbsp
Cornflour: 1 tbsp
Cold Water: 1/4 cup

Mix the corn flour in the cold water and add all the sauces and keep aside.
Heat oil in a kadai and add the brinjal and fry for a few seconds.
Now add the onion, chilly, garlic and ginger and saute for a few minutes.
Add the cornflour mixed sauces and stir everything.
Serve warm with Fried rice or Noodles.



  1. Sounds good with sauces. Happy following you

  2. A new one to me, looks awesome, who said we can't have a healthy manchurian, bookmarked..

  3. Never heard of brinjal manchurian,thats true the additional frying is more of oil ..this is a healthier n yummier version!!

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  4. Oooh look at that steam... Hot and yumy

  5. This looks really tasty n yummy..vl try this surely.......

  6. I am not a huge fan to eggplants but your recipe convinces me to give it a shot. Awesome recipe Sojo!

  7. Never used brinjals in Chinese cooking.. looks yum..