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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 usually eaten as a dip with pita bread , flat bread or nan .


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35 Min
30 Min


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

How to Make Baba-Ganouj


  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.

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About Baba-Ganouj

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

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