Aubergine and courgette slices taste sweeter when lightly fried before stewing with chicken. 2. Put the sliced courgette and aubergine in a large bowl and add 2 tbsp of oil and seasoning. 1. Ingredients. 600g Asian finger aubergines (or 2 Mediterranean aubergines) 200g pack baby courgettes 3-4tbsp vegetable oil 2tbsp freshly grated root ginger Toss together to coat and arrange on 2 oiled baking sheets large enough to take all the vegetables. Khoresht-e bademjun is made with aubergines cut into halves lengthwise.The halves are fried long and slow until they are completely cooked through. Preheat the oven to 220˚C, gas mark 7.