How to make Moutabel -

A delicious dip of charred brinjals with aromatic herbs and seasonings served garnished with black olives.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Brinjals (बैंगन), Garlic (लहसुन)

Cuisine : Middle Eastern

Course : Pickles, Jams and Chutneys

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Moutabel

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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 : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Moutabel Recipe

  • Brinjals 4 medium

  • Garlic

  • Garlic 4 cloves

  • Fresh parsley 2 tablespoons

  • Black olives 3-4

  • Cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Black pepper powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Tahini sauce 3 tablespoons

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Olive oil 1 tablespoon

Method

Step 1

Remove stem, wash and aubergines with a fork. Roast on direct flame, turning them from time to time, till well charred on all sides. Dip the aubergines in cold water.

Step 2

Peel away the charred skin and remove excess water. Peel, wash and crush garlic. Wash and chop parsley. Slice black olives for garnish.

Step 3

Put aubergines in a blender, add crushed garlic, cumin powder, pepper powder, salt to taste and blend. Add a little parsley and continue to blend. Add tahina sauce and blend. Add lemon juice and olive oil and blend for half a minute.

Step 4

Do not grind it too fine, it should be slightly coarse. Transfer into a bowl. Garnish with sliced black olives.

Step 5

Moutabel is ready.

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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.