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Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time1 hr 15 mins
Total Time1 hr 40 mins
Course: Vegetarian
Cuisine: Fusion, International
Servings: 1 (9x10") dish
Author: Felix (Simply Trini Cooking)


  • 1 baigan or melongene
  • 3 potatoes
  • 4 tsp. butter
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 pimento
  • cups milk reduced fat 2%
  • 2 tsp. white flour
  • 1 can baked beans
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 4 to matoes
  • cup cheese
  • Favorite seasoning


  • To Prepare White Sauce: Melt 3 teaspoon butter in a deep pot. Stir in the flour. Add the milk. Stir until the sauce thickens. Set aside.
  • Peel and slice melongene and potato. Place in a deep heavy pot and fry together in 1 teaspoon butter and oil for about 10 minutes on a low flame. Stir occasionally. Set aside.
  • Finely chop the onion, garlic and pimento and saute in butter. Add the tomatoes. Then add the baked beans.
  • Place half of the melongene and potato in a cooking dish. Layer with the sauce and the peas. Sprinkle cheese and continue with the next set of layer.
  • Bake for about 1 hour in a 400°F oven.