Indian Butter Eggplant (Nethi Vankaya)

Here’s another Indian recipe from a co-worker, Butter Eggplant. She brought this in for work for lunch one day. I asked what it was and she told me. It smelled so good so I immediately started to google for a recipe. None of the recipes I was seeing was what she was eating. So after a while I asked her if she would share the recipe with me. Finding out, this is specific to her region in a part of southern India, so she was not surprise that I could not find a recipe online. It is super easy to …

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Indian Style Mashed Potato Sandwich

I was working last week and it was around lunchtime and I smelled the most amazing thing. I turned around and a co-worker from India was eating this sandwich. I inquired on what it was, knowing she was vegetarian, and was told it was a mashed potato sandwich. I was intrigued. She started telling me how easy it was to make and started rambling off ingredients. It sounded amazing. I started writing it down. I checked with her a couple of times on what all went into it and some random measurements of “how much” of this and that. This …

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