Healthy Indian Baked Eggplant With Feta and Olives

by | Nov 21, 2022 | Vegetarian and vegan options | 0 comments

Growing up, my family always had an abundance of eggplants in our kitchen. I remember my grandmother making a variety of dishes with eggplants, from curries to soups to this delicious baked eggplant with feta and olives. I’ve taken her classic recipe and given it a modern twist by adding Indian spices, feta cheese, and olives. This healthy and delicious Indian-inspired dish is perfect for a weekday meal and is sure to be a hit with family and friends!

  • Tip: If you want to add a kick to this dish, add a pinch of cayenne pepper.
  • Variation: You can also add other vegetables such as zucchini, mushrooms, and bell peppers to this dish.
A close-up of a baking sheet filled with baked eggplant slices topped with feta cheese and olives

Healthy Indian Baked Eggplant With Feta and Olives

Healthy and delicious Indian-inspired baked eggplant dish with feta and olives that’s easy to make in 30 minutes!
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4


  • Baking sheet, aluminum foil, mixing bowl, whisk, spoon


  • 2 large eggplants, sliced into 1/4-inch thick rounds
  • 0.25 cup olive oil
  • 0.25 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 0.25 cup black olives, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • null Salt and pepper, to taste


  • Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  • Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and lightly grease with oil.
  • Arrange the eggplant slices on the baking sheet in a single layer. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with feta cheese, olives, cumin powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder, parsley, salt, and pepper.
  • Bake for 25 minutes, or until the eggplant is cooked through and golden brown.
  • Remove from the oven and serve hot.


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