Vegan MobBenjamin Lebus

Coconut Chilli Aubergines

Vegan MobBenjamin Lebus
Coconut Chilli Aubergines

An absolute monster of a vegan dish. Make sure you add a bit more Coconut Collaborative yogurt over the top for that extra fresh hit.


Make sure the chilli is nice and thick before removing from the heat.

Cooking Time (Includes Preparation Time): 1 Hour


  • Cumin - £0.85

  • Chilli Powder - £0.85

  • 2 Aubergines - £1.00

  • Bunch of Coriander - £0.70

  • 1 Red Onion - £0.19

  • 2 Chillies - £0.60

  • Garlic - £0.30

  • 400g Kidney Beans - £0.55

  • Tomato Purée - £0.50

  • 2 400g Tins of Tomatoes - £0.80

  • 350g Coconut Collaborative Yogurt - £2.50

  • Dark Chocolate - £1.00

  • Total Cost - £9.84


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C/356°F.

  2. Halve your aubergines length ways. Scoop the flesh out. Place the aubergine shells in a baking tray. Add salt, pepper and olive oil. Place in the oven for 45 minutes.

  3. Chop up your aubergine flesh. Finely chop your onion, 2 cloves of garlic and 2 chillies. Add the garlic, chillies and onion and aubergine to a wide frying pan with a good splash of olive oil.

  4. Once the onions are softened, add 2 teaspoons of cumin, 2 teaspoons of chilli powder and a heaped tablespoon of tomato purée. Mix everything together.

  5. Add your tin of kidney beans, with the water, and then pour in your tins of tomatoes. Add 400ml water, and mix everything together.

  6. Bring to the boil, and then add 200g Coconut Collaborative yogurt.

  7. Stir the yogurt through the chilli. Bubble it down until it is nice and thick. Add 50g dark chocolate and allow to melt. Add a handful of chopped coriander and mix everything together.

  8. Season with salt and pepper, and then remove from the heat.

  9. Remove your aubergines from the oven. Re-stuff them with your chilli, add a dollop of coconut yogurt on top, garnish with fresh coriander and tuck in!.