1/4cupheavy whipping cream or nondairy substitute of choice
Into a plastic ziplock bag, place the eggplant pieces. Pour in the oil and all spices. Smooth the bag together to mix up the spices and coat the eggplant with the oil and spices. This method keeps you from getting turmeric stains on your nails (don't ask me how I know).
Heat oil 1 tablespoon oil or ghee, and when it is hot, add in the onions and sauté for 2 minutes.
Add in the spiced eggplant in a single layer, cut side down.
Let the eggplant and onion brown for about 8-10 minutes.
Add water and cover the pan, and let the eggplants finish cooking under steam.
When they're soft, add in the cream and stir, picking up any caramelized fond from the bottom of the pan. Let the cream boil and take on the flavor from the spices before serving.
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