How to make Babaghanoush -

Famous Lebanese dip, roasted brinjals flavoured with sesame and garlic.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Brinjals (बैंगन), Olive oil (ऑलिव आइल)

Cuisine : Lebanese

Course : Pickles, Jams and Chutneys

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Babaghanoush

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Hindi: baingan
Also called by names like aubergine and eggplant, this purple hued fleshy vegetable is a versatile thing and fun to cook with. Dish-up a very traditional bharta with it, bake a lasagna with parmesan and eggplant or just fry it for a great accompaniment with dal-chawal, brinjal is versatile. To choose one without seeds, pick the lighter one with a smooth shiny skin.

Prep Time : 3.30-4 hour

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Babaghanoush Recipe

  • Brinjals 1 large

  • Olive oil 3-5 cloves

  • Salt to taste

  • Tahini 6 tablespoons

  • Fresh parsley 5-6 sprigs

  • Lemon juice 2 tablespoons

  • Olive oil 8 tablespoons

  • Black olives sliced 2

Method

Step 1

Preheat oven to 200°C. Prick brinjal with a fork.

Step 2

Roast it in a preheated oven at 200°C till the skin gets charred. Alternatively you can roast it over an open flame. Peel and chop roughly.

Step 3

Put the brinjal in a blender along with garlic and blend. Add salt, tahina, parsley and lemon juice and blend till smooth. Add six tablespoons olive oil and blend some more.

Step 4

Transfer into a serving bowl. Chill in the refrigerator.

Step 5

Just before serving garnish with black olives, drizzle the remaining olive oil on top and serve chilled.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.