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low calorie pau bhaji cups


2 main course

6 starters


1 large aubergine chopped into small cubes

2 onions finely chopped

2 cups chopped mixed veg into same size as aubergine

1 medium potato chopped into same size as aubergine

1-tablespoon oil

1-tablespoon crushed garlic

1 teaspoon crushed ginger

1-teaspoon garam masala

1-teaspoon turmeric

1-teaspoon cumin powder

1-teaspoon salt

1-teaspoon chilli powder

2 large tomatoes finely chopped for salsa

1 cup chopped coriander

1 fresh lime and zest

6 slices low calorie sliced bread rolled thin - each slice cut into 4 squares

Method Pau Bhaji

Either steam or boil all veg until tender, drain and keep aside

Heat oil in a pan and add one of the chopped onions along with garlic and ginger.

Cook the onions until translucent

Add turmeric, chilli powder, cumin powder and garam masala and mix well

Add all the veg and stir till thoroughly until coated with the spices

Add the zest and juice of half a lime

Cook for a few minutes on high heat until most of the water has evaporated

Add half the chopped coriander and mix in

Take mixture off the heat and set aside

Line muffin tray with the rolled bread so one slice (4 squares) per case. Press into position so it makes a cup as shown below

Fill each cup with the veg mix and bake until bread is golden brown


While its baking, mix the second chopped onion and chopped tomatoes in a bowl

Season with salt and pepper and add the rest of the coriander along with the juice of half of the lime

Serving suggestion as per photo above

Each cup is approximately 140 calories


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