Ramadan Recipes: Eggplant Fries

Discover nutritious Iftar and Suhoor recipes and prepare easy-to-make dishes for your Ramazan feast.

  • Publish date: Wednesday، 14 February 2024
Ramadan Recipes: Eggplant Fries

Eggplant Fries is a delicious Ramadan recipe that adds a flavorful twist to your Iftar spread. These crispy fries, also known as 'batata maqali' in Arabic, are a popular dish during Ramazan evenings. Sliced eggplants are coated in a seasoned batter, then fried to golden perfection, making them a delightful snack or side dish for your Ramadan gatherings. Serve them alongside your favorite dips for a tasty treat that will surely impress your family and guests during the holy month of Ramadan.

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  • Ingredients

    • 15 Minutes
    • 4 Serving
    • 358 Calories

Eggplant Fries

2 (200 gram) eggplant, preferably small sized
2 cups water
¼ cup milk
¼ teaspoon salt
½ cup flour
1 tablespoon chicken powder
½ teaspoon dry basil leaves
2 large eggs
a pinch salt
a pinch pepper
1½ cup bread crumbs
Oil, to fry
  • Method & Directions

    • 10 Minutes
  1. Prepare Egg Plant:
    تم نسخ الرابط
    Peel and cut two eggplants into fries-shaped strips. In a bowl, combine milk, water, and salt. Soak the eggplant strips in the milk mixture for 10 minutes. Also, cover eggplants with the plate so they stay soaked properly.
  2. Prepare Coating:
    تم نسخ الرابط
    Season the flour by mixing flour, dry basil leaves, and chicken powder, in a bowl until smooth.
  3. Make Eggwash:
    تم نسخ الرابط
    To make the egg wash, whisk together two large egg, a pinch of salt, and a dash of pepper in a medium bowl until well combined.
  4. :Coat the soaked eggplant
    تم نسخ الرابط
    Coat the soaked eggplants in the seasoned flour, making sure that each eggplant strip is completely covered.
  5. Bread Them:
    تم نسخ الرابط
    First dip each strip in egg wash. Turn to coat all sides evenly. First dip each strip in egg wash. Turn to coat all sides evenly.
  6. Deep Fry:
    تم نسخ الرابط
    Heat 2 inch oil in a pot or wok. Fry breaded eggplant strips on medium heat until golden brown. Fry in batches. The eggplant fries will puff up a bit which is a sign they are cooked completely. You can also air-fry or bake them!
  • Nutrition Facts

Calories 358
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