Vankaya Gasagasala Kura / Eggplant Poppy Seeds Curry -- looks so decadent yet prep is relatively simple. Besides the spices, this uses poppy seeds for the gravy. Subbing with tahini/cashew nuts since I can't get poppy seeds. Also thinking of roasting the
Hyderabadi Bagara Baingan / Stuffed Eggplants in a Nutty Masala Sauce (akshayapaatram) -- a bit of work preparing the pastes, stuffing the eggplants and frying them. Super rich but rewarding on the palate :)
Crispy Tofu In Chinese Garlic Sauce : Take less than 20 minutes to prepare this stir fry. I have used Tofu here but you can just replace it with Chicken, Prawn , Mushrooms, even Paneer (Indian Cottage Cheese).