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Fried Eggplant

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Appetizers
Cuisine: International /Fusion
Author: Felix (Simply Trini Cooking)


  • 1 eggplant baigan
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1 cup flour or breadcrumbs
  • ½ tsp marjoram
  • ½ tsp basil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • 2 sprig chive chopped finely
  • 2 leaves big leaf thyme chopped finely
  • 5 leaves chadon beni chopped finely
  • oil for frying I used coconut oil


  • Cut the eggplant into ½" thick slices. Set aside.
  • In a plate or bowl mix the flour or bread crumbs with the seasoning. (Note: You could adjust the seasoning to your liking. Feel free to add more chadon beni and chive!)
  • To fry, dip the eggplant slices in the egg then in the seasoned flour and set aside for about 5 - 10 minutes.
  • Then heat the oil over a medium flame and add the eggplant slices. Fry, on both sides, until golden brown and drain on paper towels.
  • Sprinkle a little salt over the fried eggplant and / or serve with your favourite dip.