Eggplant is also called aubergine, melon gene, garden egg, guinea squash or brinja. It is mostly eaten as a fruit in Lagos and rarely cooked. For most Europeans and Americans it is a major recipe for Ratatouille and also common in vegetarian dishes.
8 -10 Garden Eggs. ( preferably use the large white and green ones commonly found in the Eastern part of Nigeria)
Half Teaspoon of Thyme Spice
Seasoning cubes or mixed seasoning spices ( Preferably fish spices)
3 – 4 pieces of dry fish
2 – 3 cooking spoons of palm oil (Measure according to your preference, it could be lesser)
Salt to taste.
3 Fresh eggs
1 table spoon of vegetable oil
Half a tuber of yam or simply 5 – 6 slices of Yam.
Rinse with cold water, peel of skin and then pound with mortar and pestle, set aside.
Pour your chopped onions in it and fry slightly, add locust beans and stir
Pour your fresh blended peppers in
Add dry fish or any variety of your choice e.g Beef
Add pounded garden eggs
Add your seasonings and salt to taste
Fry for 10 minutes till pepper and garden egg is well done.
Add eggs in already done sauce and simply stir together.
Serve with boiled plantain or boiled yam.