Eggplant Croquettes (Poqui-Poqui) Recipe


  • 4 medium-size eggplants
  • 4 gloves garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 medium-size tomatoes, diced
  • 3 pieces egg, beaten
  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • oil for frying

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Grill eggplants until skin are charred and blister.
  2.  Let it cool then peel off the skin; chop the flesh. Set aside.
  3.  In a pan, heat oil and saute garlic, onion and tomato.
  4. Add chopped eggplant and season with salt and pepper. Stir and cook for 5 minutes.
  5. Add beaten eggs and continue stirring for two minutes.
  6.  Remove from heat, cool for a bit and add a little flour before rolling them into balls.
  7.  Dredge then fry. Transfer to serving plate and serve.


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