Roasted Eggplant with Ikan Bilis Sambal Galette

If you have never been a fan of the bland-tasting eggplant, this recipe will change your mind. Shake things up with this delicious bake filled with juicy eggplant and spicy sambal with a little crunch!

FULL RECIPE:

Serves 2. Makes 2 galettes
Preparation time : 30 mins


INGREDIENTS:

Dough

250g flour
200g melted butter
1 tsp salt
Water, as needed

Filling

1 large Eggplant
20g Ikan Bilis
5 red chilies, deseeded
1 onion, diced
3 shallots, diced
4 garlic cloves, diced
1 tbsp sugar
½ cup cooking oil
Bawang goreng (fried onions) to serve

METHOD :

1. Mix butter, flour and salt to form a dough, using your hand. Dust with all purpose flour. Not much kneading required. Roll out with rolling pin on counter top or on parchment paper.
2. Fry cubed eggplant and ikan bilis.
3. Blend chilies, onion, shallots, garlic cloves, sugar, lime juice and cooking oil to make sambal.
4. Fry chili mixture for 5-10 minutes until it becomes a sambal.
5. Add eggplant and ikan bilis.
6. Roll dough out to form a circle and place eggplant mixture in the center.
7. Fold sides, brush with egg and bake for 20 minutes at 120℃.
8. Serve with bawang goreng.