Grilled Eggplant With Spirulina Basil Pesto and Tofu Recipe

Caramelized and charred eggplant roundels topped with basil pesto and tofu make for a yummy party appetizers and is a must try.

Meera Panchal Bhattacharya
Grilled Eggplant With Spirulina Basil Pesto and Tofu Recipe
195 ratings.

Grilled Eggplant With Basil Pesto and Tofu Recipe is a simple recipe which can be served as a party appetizer or an evening snack during tea time. Try this easy Grilled eggplant topped with some fresh creamy Spirulina basil pesto , sauteed bell peppers and fresh silken tofu. This is a perfect snack or appetizer to make with absolutely no hassle.

Serve the Grilled Eggplant With Spirulina Basil Pesto and Tofu Recipe as an Party Appetizer along with a party meal of Cheesy Baked Spaghetti Pasta Recipe In Tomato Basil Sauce and Red Wine Sangria Cocktail Recipe 

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Cuisine: Continental
Course: Appetizer
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Cast Iron Tawa/ Flat Skillet
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

40 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 Brinjal (Baingan / Eggplant) , cut into roundels
  • 4 tablespoons Tofu , cut into cubes
  • Spirulina Basil Pesto
  • 1 cup Basil leaves
  • 1/2 cup Mint Leaves (Pudina)
  • 1 tablespoon Spirulina
  • 1/2 cup Badam (Almond) , blanched ,skin peeled
  • 4 cloves Garlic
  • 1/2 cup Tofu
  • 1 teaspoon Black pepper powder
  • 2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 cup Olive Oil
  • For the topping
  • 1 Onion , sliced
  • 1 Yellow Bell Pepper (Capsicum) , sliced
  • 1 Green Bell Pepper (Capsicum) , sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black pepper powder
  • 4 cloves Garlic , chopped
  • 1 inch Ginger , chopped
  • 2 teaspoon Red Chilli sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil

How to make Grilled Eggplant With Spirulina Basil Pesto and Tofu Recipe

  1. To begin making the Grilled Eggplant With Spirulina Basil Pesto and Tofu Recipe, slice the eggplant into discs of about 1/4-1/2 inch thickness, spread it on a plate and sprinkle salt and leave it for 15 minutes.

  2. Wash it under flowing water and wipe it dry with tissue paper. Heat a flat skillet and drizzle some oil and arrange all the eggplant slices on the hot pan . Brush each piece with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.

  3. Cook it on each side for 10 minutes until the eggplant is cooked and golden brown in colour. Remove onto a plate once done.

To Make the Spirulina Basil Pesto 
  1. Add all the ingredients into a blender and blitz it into a smooth paste check for seasoning. Keep it aside.

To make the Vegetable Topping
  1. Heat a flat skillet, add oil and saute the ginger, garlic and onion till the onions turn translucent.  Once done add the capsicum and saute till it is cooked. Finally add the red chili sauce give it a stir. Once done keep it aside.

To assemble the Grilled Eggplant With Spirulina Basil Pesto and Tofu Recipe
  1. Take each egg plant roundels and add a tablespoon of pesto and smear it evenly and garnish it with sauteed vegetables and cut tofu on top. 

  2. Serve the Grilled Eggplant With Spirulina Basil Pesto and Tofu Recipe as an Party Appetizer along with a party meal of Cheesy Baked Spaghetti Pasta Recipe In Tomato Basil Sauce and Red Wine Sangria Cocktail Recipe

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Last Modified On Friday, 03 May 2019 16:00
     
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