Heat half of the olive oil in a saucepan, over medium heat. Add the onion and saut? 5 min until it becomes lightly golden-coloured. Add the garlic and chili pepper then saut? for 1 min, with stirring. Add the tomatoes, season with salt, then lower the heat and cook until a sauce consistency is obtained, about 10 min.
While the tomato sauce cooks, heat the remaining oil in another large pan over medium-high heat. Add the diced aubergines, without crowding the pan (you may need to work in batches). Season with salt and pepper, then cook until the aubergines are golden-coloured, about 5 min. Transfer the cooked aubergines to the sauce pan, then keep it warm over very low heat.
Meanwhile, cook the
pasta in a large pot of salted boiling water. When the pasta is almost done, set aside enough cooking water to dilute the sauce a bit. Drain the pasta, then put it back into the pasta cooking pot. Add the sauce and toss well. Stir in the grated parmesan cheese and diced mozzarella.
Sprinkle with oregano and pumpkin seeds, then serve in the warmed dishes.
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