Reza Mahammad Inspired Spicy Tomato topped Aubergine & Mash 

A dish which was introduced to me by my sister in law after she tried Rezas Mahammads recipe which was a mash potato stuffed fried aubergin rounds, topped with a spicy salsa sauce, this is my simpler take on his winning dish.

 

Spicy Tomato Topped Aubergine and mashed potato:

Mash:
100g mashed potato 
100g feta

1 tsp ground green chillies

Salt to taste

1 tbls butter

Mix all the above together and set aside.
  
Spicy Tomato Sauce:

Heat olive oil in a pot and then add: 

1 tsp mustard seeds
1 sprig curry leaves

1 tsp chopped green chilli

Then add:
1 tsp chilli powder
200g tinned tomatoes- liquidised

1/2 tsp Sugar 

salt 

Bring to a boil, then lower to a simmer and cook till thickened. Add chopped coriander once done. Set aside.
  
Aubergine:

Chop 2 medium aubergines into chunks and sprinkle some salt and chilli powder, leave aside for 30 mins.

Heat some olive oil in a pan and over a medium to high heat, stir fry till done. 
  
To serve:

Spread the mash on to a serving plate, top with the Aubergine and spoon the sauce over. Serve with chopped coriander.

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