Sweet And Sour Eggplant Recipe

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Nina Freeman Modified: March 21, 2022
Sweet And Sour Eggplant Recipe

How To Make Sweet And Sour Eggplant

Make an easy and impressive vegetable dish with this sweet and sour eggplant that gets its flavor from ketchup and vinegar mix.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 2medium eggplant
  • ½cupoil,divided
  • 1tbspcumin seed
  • 2tbspgarlic,chopped
  • cupsonion,chopped
  • 2tbspred pepper flakes
  • 1cupketchup
  • 1cupvinegar
  • 1tbspsalt
  • water,as needed
  • cupfresh coriander
  • rice,for serving


  1. Cut the eggplant into medium-sized pieces.

  2. In a frying pan, put some oil and lightly fry the eggplant pieces. Remove them from the pan.

  3. Using the same frypan, add some oil. Then, add the cumin seeds and chopped garlic. Fry for 15 seconds, then add the onion and red pepper flakes.

  4. Fry for 3 minutes. Add the eggplants and stir them. Add the ketchup and mix it well.

  5. Add the vinegar and mix it. Cover the pan and keep on low heat for 8 minutes.

  6. Take off the lid, then add the salt and a little bit of water (if necessary). Cook for 4 minutes without the lid.

  7. Sprinkle the coriander over and turn off the heat.

  8. Serve with plain rice or biriyani.


  • Calories: 280.47kcal
  • Fat: 18.86g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.45g
  • Trans Fat: 0.07g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 11.68g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.34g
  • Carbohydrates: 27.40g
  • Fiber: 6.69g
  • Sugar: 17.04g
  • Protein: 3.10g
  • Sodium: 758.09mg
  • Calcium: 49.64mg
  • Potassium: 638.27mg
  • Iron: 1.43mg
  • Vitamin A: 26.07µg
  • Vitamin C: 10.06mg
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