Stir Fried Brinjal with Dried Shrimp and Chili

Sep 04, 2010 by Sherry Tan | 2 Comments| Share it:   



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  • Prep: ~30 mins.
  • Cook: ~30 mins.
  • Serves: 3

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This recipe is very famous in Malaysia and especially in the Malay community.


  • 2 Brinjal, also known as: eggplant, aubergine, melongene or guinea squash Normal size
  • 3 Table spoon Dried Shrimps
  • 100 grams (3.5 ounces) chilies You can use red chili or green chili ( I use green small chilies because i love extra spicy)
  • 100 grams (3.5 ounces) shallots
  • 5 cloves Garlic (Minced)

Step 1

Cut brinjal (eggplant) into long strips and fry them in hot oil until they turn brown in color.

Step 2

Set aside when the brinjal (eggplant) turns brown in color.

Step 3

Blend the shallots and chilies into a paste.

Step 4

Heat one tablespoon of cooking oil and fry the minced garlic until brown in color.

Step 5

Add in the dried shrimp.

Step 6

Stir fry the dried shrimp until they turn golden in color.

Step 7

Add in the shallots and chile paste.

Step 8

Mix well and keep stirring until it's thick.

Step 9

Add in the fried brinjal (eggplant) and mix well. Serve with steamed rice.

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James Cort

Nov 02, 2010

Sounds interesting - I reckon you could use something like this as the basis for a spicy fish soup…

Sherry Tan

Nov 24, 2010

Hi James,
I think the sauce is too thick for soup.

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