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Fried Coconut Garden Eggs Eggplants

Fried Coconut Garden Eggs Eggplants
Fried Eggplants
How to Fry Coconut Garden Eggs Eggplants
Roasted eggplants, potatoes and vegetables
Healthier version of fried eggplants is roasted eggplants, potatoes and vegetables

This simple Fried Eggplant recipe creates an easy crispy texture and only needs a couple of unique ingredients


Garden eggs? 

What are garden eggs? Garden eggs are a smaller variety of the eggplant that is highly cultivated and valued in most sub-Saharan African countries.



The garden egg gets its name from the small size of the eggplant and is roughly the same size as a chicken egg. In African Igbo society, the garden egg represents fruitfulness and good fortune.


Garden eggs, what are garden eggs? Garden eggs are a smaller variety of the eggplant that is highly cultivated and valued in most sub-Saharan African countries.



Fried Coconut Garden Eggs


Ingredients
1 large eggplant, peeled and finely diced
2 medium eggs, beaten
1½ coconut water
¼ cup coconut milk
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup coconut flakes
Ground dry hot peppers to taste
Salt and pepper to taste
Oil for frying in a deep fat fryer


Directions
Add all ingredients adding more flour if necessary to make a thick batter. Drop by spoonfuls into hot oil until golden brown. Drain on a paper towel, sprinkle with additional salt and enjoy. 


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