How to make Baba Ghanoush - Roasted brinjal dip flavoured with cumin powder, tahini and extra virgin olive oil.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Eggplant / Brinjal , Tahini (ताहीनी)

Cuisine : Middle Eastern

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Baba Ghanoush

Middle Eastern cuisine comprises of food eaten by the people of the various countries of the Middle East. The cuisine of the region is diverse while having a degree of homogeneity.  Some commonly used ingredients include olives and olive oil, pitas, honey, sesame seeds, dates, sumac, chickpeas, mint and parsley.

You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Asparagus in Saffron Sauce, French Bean Foogath, Masaledar Kaddu, Urulai Kizhangu Roast.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Baba Ghanoush Recipe

  • Eggplant / Brinjal 1 large

  • Tahini 3 tablespoons

  • Cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Cayenne pepper 1/4 teaspoon

  • Garlic chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Lemon juice 3 tablespoons

  • Extra virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons

  • Fresh coriander sprigs for garnish


Step 1

Roast the eggplant on open flame till the skin is charred. Allow the eggplant to cool down to room temperature. Peel the skin off and put the flesh in a food processor.

Step 2

Add garlic, cumin powder, cayenne pepper, tahini, 2 tsps lemon juice and salt. Puree till mixture is smooth and thick.

Step 3

Transfer into a serving bowl. Add olive oil and mix well. Add remaining lemon juice and mix well. Garnish with coriander sprig and serve with pita bread.