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Stew Eggplant With Beef

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time17 mins
Total Time27 mins
Course: Meats
Cuisine: Caribbean
Author: Felix (Simply Trini Cooking)

Ingredients

  • 1 eggplant melongene
  • 2 tbsp. oil
  • 1 ½ tbsp. sugar
  • ½ lb. beef chopped
  • ½ onion chopped
  • 1 pimento pepper chopped
  • 1 to mato chopped
  • 3 garlic chopped
  • 2 sprigs chive chopped
  • 5 leaves chadon beni chopped
  • 3 cups water divided
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Peel and cut up the eggplant and set aside. Season the beef with the onion, pimento pepper, chive, garlic, tomato and chadon beni (or green seasoning).
  • Heat pressure cooker over medium flame and add oil and sugar. Bring sugar to a golden colour and let it foam a bit.
  • Then add the seasoned beef and stir to coat evenly with the caramelized sugar. Let cook for 4 minutes. Then add 1 ½ cups of water, and pressure cook for 10 minutes.
  • Add the chopped eggplant and mix then add 1 ½ cups of water. Pressure cook for 7 minutes. Crush the eggplant and mix thoroughly Adjust salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve hot over rice.