Aubergine pizza is a Western dish, and its name is not commonly translated into Hindi as it is usually referred to by its English name. Aubergine pizza in Hindi can be referred to as "बैंगन पिज़्ज़ा" (Baingan Pizza or Eggplant Pizza).
Eggplant mini pizzas: a simple and tasty idea for dinner
Eggplant pizza is a type of pizza where the traditional dough crust is replaced with slices of eggplant. It is a gluten-free and low-carb alternative to traditional pizza. Instead of using a flour-based crust, the eggplant serves as the base for the pizza toppings. The eggplant slices are typically seasoned, baked or grilled until tender, and then topped with tomato sauce, cheese, and various toppings of choice, such as vegetables, herbs, or meats. The result is a flavorful and healthier pizza option that highlights the delicious taste and texture of eggplant.
Here's a simple recipe for Eggplant Pizza:
- 1 large eggplant
- 1 cup tomato sauce
- 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
- Your choice of pizza toppings (e.g., sliced tomatoes, olives, mushrooms, bell peppers, etc.)
- Olive oil
- Italian seasoning
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Fresh basil leaves (optional, for garnish)
- Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C).
- Slice the eggplant into ½-inch thick rounds. Sprinkle salt on both sides of the slices and let them sit for about 15 minutes. This helps draw out excess moisture and reduces bitterness. Pat dry with a paper towel.
- Arrange the eggplant slices on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Brush each slice with olive oil and season with salt, pepper, and Italian seasoning.
- Bake the eggplant slices in the preheated oven for about 10 minutes, or until they are slightly softened.
- Remove the baking sheet from the oven and spread a spoonful of tomato sauce onto each eggplant slice.
- Sprinkle shredded mozzarella cheese on top of the tomato sauce. Add your desired pizza toppings.
- Place the baking sheet back into the oven and bake for another 10-12 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
- Once cooked, remove from the oven and let the eggplant pizzas cool for a few minutes.
- Garnish with fresh basil leaves (optional) and serve hot.
Enjoy your delicious homemade eggplant pizzas!