Baba-Ganouj

manhal rashdan

By
@manhall

Baba-Ganouj (???? ????), is eggplant salad or dip that is a popular Middle Eastern dish made primarily of eggplant. The eggplants are roasted to get a smoky taste, mashed and mixed with various seasonings.is usually eaten as a dip with pita bread , flat bread or nan .


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Serves:

4

Prep:

35 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Grill

Ingredients

1 kg
eggpant
1/2 c
tahini sauce
1/2 c
yogurt
3 Tbsp
red vinegar or pomegranate molasses or lemon juice
salt to taste
1 tsp
oregano, dried , or pepperment leaves

Directions Step-By-Step

1
-Make slits in the eggplants before roasting in the oven Sometimes I wrap it with aluminum foil

-Roast for half an hour

-Cut in the middle and scoop out the pulp into a bowl

-Gently mash it with a fork

-Let cool before adding anything else

-You may freeze the roasted eggplants for future use
2
-Add tahini sauce, yogurt vinegar and salt. Combine well in a mixing bowl .
3
Add olive oil on top and serve as an appetizer with pita bread .
4
Garnish with cut parsley, or sprinkle cumin and sumac in a decorative way.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetable Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Middle Eastern
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtag: #Eggplant