Medium hot madras made with marinaded aubergine and fresh anise


This recipe is for a delicious and flavorful medium hot Madras made with marinaded aubergine and fresh anise. The aubergine is marinated in a mixture of spices and herbs to create a delicious and aromatic dish that is sure to tantalize your taste buds. The fresh anise adds a unique flavor to the Madras, making it the perfect dish for those who enjoy a little heat with their meals. So, whether you’re a fan of spicy food or just looking for something new and exciting to try, this recipe is definitely worth a try.


  • 1 large aubergine, sliced into rounds
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh anise, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon garam masala
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon coriander
  • 1 can of diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup of water
  • Salt, to taste


  • In a large bowl, mix together the aubergine slices, salt, lemon juice, and 1 tablespoon of the olive oil.
  • Marinate the aubergine for 30 minutes.
  • Heat a large pan over medium heat and add the remaining olive oil.
  • Once the oil is hot, add the onion and garlic. Cook until the onion is soft and translucent.
  • Add the chopped anise, garam masala, chili powder, turmeric, cumin, and coriander to the pan. Cook for 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • Add the marinated aubergine to the pan and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add the diced tomatoes and water. Bring the mixture to a boil and then reduce the heat to a simmer.
  • Cook the mixture, uncovered, for 20 minutes or until the aubergine is tender and the sauce has thickened.
  • Season with salt, to taste.
  • Serve the madras over a bed of rice or with naan bread. Enjoy!

IMPORTANT: As this is an AI generated recipe, the results may not be satisfactory, or more importantly, not even be edible. With that in mind, if you do decide to follow this recipe and directions exactly, make sure that the result is safe to eat before you eat it.