How to make Baba Ganoush -

A popular middle eastern dip made using roasted brinjals. Goes perfect with lavash sticks.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Eggplant / Brinjal (बैंगन), Olive oil (ऑलिव आइल)

Cuisine : Middle Eastern

Course : Dips

Baba Ganoush

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Hindi: anda
You should always stack your fridge with at least a dozen of them. Why? Handiest food to have around! Kids are hungry? Make some egg sandwiches. Guests come in, make an egg curry or egg biryani. You are hungry? Poach an egg and have it topped with stir fried veggies – perfect protein source for the body! Check the freshness – keep a raw egg in a bowl of water. Fresh eggs will stay at the bottom while stale eggs stand on end or float.

Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Baba Ganoush Recipe

  • Eggplant / Brinjal 1 large

  • Olive oil 2 tablespoons + for brushi for drizzling

  • Fresh parsley , chopped 1/2 cup + to garnish

  • Garlic , chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Tahini 3 tablespoons

  • Lavash to serve


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 180° C.

Step 2

Place the eggplant in a baking tray and brush with some olive oil. Put the tray in the preheated oven and bake for 10-12 minutes.

Step 3

Remove the tray from the oven. Moisten your fingers with water and peel off the outermost skin of the eggplant. Transfer to a serving plate and cut into squares.

Step 4

Put the eggplant pieces into a blender jar, add parsley, garlic, 2 tablespoons olive oil, lemon juice, salt and tahini and blend to a smooth paste.

Step 5

Transfer into a serving bowl, make a well in the centre and drizzle some olive oil in it. Garnish with a parsley sprig and serve with lavash.

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