Aubergine Au Gratin, Diabetic Friendly Recipe


Aubergine Au Gratin, Diabetic Friendly Recipe

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Au gratin - the name says it all. A dish covered with a healthy sauce, whole wheat bread crumbs and mozarella cheese and then baked.

It is usually served form the dish in which it is baked. Submerge yourself in this divinely baked dish to please your taste buds occasionally.

Try other diabetic friendly baked dishes like Huanciana Broccoli and Baby Corn or Baked Vegetables in Spinach Sauce .

Aubergine Au Gratin, Diabetic Friendly Recipe recipe - How to make Aubergine Au Gratin, Diabetic Friendly Recipe

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Baking Time:  20 to 25 minutes   Baking Temperature:  200°C (400°F)   Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients


For The Sautéed Vegetables
1 tsp oil
1 cup finely chopped mixed vegetables
salt and to taste

Other Ingredients
1 tsp oil
2 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
2 big brinjals (baingan / eggplant) , each cut into thin slices
1/4 tsp oil for greasing
1 cup pizza sauce
1 cup low calorie white sauce
1/4 cup whole wheat bread crumbs
1/2 cup grated mozzarella cheese

Method
For the sautéed vegetables

    For the sautéed vegetables
  1. Heat the oil in a non-stick kadhai, add the vegetables, salt and pepper, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring continuously. Sprinkle little water while cooking. Keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Heat the oil in a non-stick kadhai, add the brinjal slices and sauté till they turn light brown in colour and crisp. Divide it into 2 equal portions and keep aside.
  2. In a greased baking tray, arrange a portion of brinjal slices at the bottom to make an even layer.
  3. Pour the pizza sauce and spread it evenly to make a layer.
  4. Put the sautéed vegetables and spread it evenly to make a layer.
  5. Arrange the remaining brinjal slices evenly over it.
  6. Pour the white sauce and spread it evenly to make a layer.
  7. Sprinkle the breadcrumbs evenly over it and top with cheese.
  8. Bake in a preheated oven at 200°c (400°f) for 15 to 20 minutes or till the cheese melts.
  9. Serve hot.

Disclaimer:

    Disclaimer:
  1. It is highly recommended that this recipe be relished by diabetics only occasionally and in small quantities. This is just a mere ‘treat’ and does not qualify for a regular diabetic menu.
Nutrient values 

Energy
196 calories
Protein
7.8 gm
Carbohydrates
21.4 gm
Fat
8.9 gm
Vitamin A
1086.4 mcg
Iron
2.0 mg
Fibre
2.5 gm

Reviews

Aubergine Au Gratin ( Healthy Diabetic Recipe )
 on 21 Nov 10 08:56 PM
5

I love any dish au gratin, and this is no exception! The brinjals are supremely tasty and go so well with the sauces and cheese! Loved the crunchy texture the bread crumbs get in! And the cheese...yummm! :D