Baked Brinjal Boats
2-3 Large Brinjals
1 onion sliced
3 cloves garlic chopped
½ tsp red chili flakes (optional)
Few cherry tomatoes
5 tbsp crumbled feta cheese
4 tbsp chopped fresh mint leaves
2 + 2 tbsp olive oil
Wash and wipe the brinjals.
Cut horizontally into two and scoop out the inside leaving ½ “ thick skin.
Rub little oil inside and sprinkle salt.
Chop the scooped flesh to small pieces.
Heat 2 tbsp oil and add garlic and saute.
Add onion and chili flakes and saute for a minute.
Add scooped brinjal flesh and mix well. Saute on medium heat for a few minutes.
Check seasoning, add mint leaves and take off fire.
Fill the brinjals boats with this mixture.
Scatter few cherry tomatoes and sprinkle feta cheese.
Bake in a preheated oven at 180 degree Celsius for 20-30 minutes or until the brinjals skin is cooked and soft.