Spicy eggplant appetizer


Spicy eggplant appetizer

Do you know how to make a simple and unusual dish from ordinary eggplant? Stunningly delicious, delicate, fragrant eggplant appetizer looks very beautiful on the table and makes you want to definitely try it. Prepare a vegetable snack according to this recipe: and you will definitely like the combination of eggplant, tender carrots and a delicate nutty flavor. Appetite appears as soon as you see this savory snack. And the taste is just fantastic. Cook, try - and enjoy your meal!


  • eggplant - 1 kilogram;
  • garlic - 1 head (6 cloves);
  • walnuts - 0.5 cups;
  • carrots (medium size) - 2 pieces;
  • onions (medium size) - 2 pieces;
  • ground pepper to taste;
  • salt.

For marinade:

  • vinegar 9% - 2 tablespoons;
  • sugar - 2 tablespoons;
  • salt - 1 teaspoon;
  • vegetable oil - 0.25 cups.

Spicy eggplant appetizer. Step by step recipe

  1. For a savory snack, wash my eggplants and peel them.
  2. From the peeled eggplant we cut off the ends, and we cut the eggplant along and cut into slices (about 1 centimeter thick).
  3. Sliced ​​eggplant in a deep bowl.
  4. Sprinkle the eggplants in a bowl generously with salt, mix thoroughly and leave to stand for 30 minutes.
  5. After this time, fry the eggplants (for this you can use a regular frying pan or grill pan).
  6. Pour a little vegetable oil into the pan, lay out the eggplant and fry on a sufficiently high fire, then turn it over and fry them on the other side.
  7. We put the fried eggplant in a deep container (I use a deep salad bowl).
  8. Grind walnuts for eggplant snacks (I put the nuts in a bag, put the bag of nuts on the table, cover with a towel and chop them with a rolling pin).
  9. Shredded nuts are sent to the eggplant container.
  10. Peel medium-sized carrots, wash and grate Korean carrots. Grated carrots are sent to eggplant and nuts.
  11. We cut the two middle onions into rings. Onion rings are also sent to a container for carrots and eggplant.
  12. Finely chop one small head of garlic (these are six cloves) and add to the salad bowl to vegetables.
  13. All the contents of the salad bowl are mixed well with a spoon.
  14. To prepare the marinade for homemade eggplant appetizers in a separate container we combine sugar, vinegar, salt, vegetable oil and mix everything thoroughly. Marinade for eggplant is ready.
  15. Pour eggplant with onions, carrots and nuts into the prepared marinade, add a little fresh ground pepper.
  16. And now we mix everything well so that all the ingredients are well saturated with the marinade.
  17. We tighten the bowl with the spicy eggplant with cling film.
  18. We put the appetizer in the refrigerator, and leave it to marinate for one day.
  19. After this time, the spicy eggplant appetizer is ready to eat.

Tempting appetizing eggplant appetizer with a delicate garlic aroma is very tasty and easy to prepare. And following our step-by-step recipe, it will turn out to cook such an appetizer with vegetables even with a beginner in cooking. “I love to cook” wishes you a good appetite and good mood!

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