Eggplant (Brinjal) – 4, large, cut into half rounds
Gram Flour – 1 cup
Water – 5 tblsp
Maida – 1/4 cup
Onion Seeds – 1 tsp
Red Chilli Powder – 1/2 tsp
Ghee/Oil for frying
Baking Soda – 1/2 tsp
1. Mix together the gramflour, water, refined flour, onion seeds, red chilli powder and the baking soda.
2. Keep aside and allow it to rest for at least 2 hours.
3. Heat the ghee/oil in a kadai and lower the flame.
4. Dip the eggplant pieces in the batter and then fry in the hot oil till they are cooked and golden brown.
5. Drain the excess oil.
6. Serve immediately.