Baba Ganoush: A Lebanese Delicacy

Tried every baba in the country for happiness and peace of mind? Did the diamonds and flashy gold not work to bring you smile? Today at the Slurrpy kitchen we are going to take you to one more, just one last baba that will definitely give you that peace of mind that you’ve wanted.

Welcome to this authentic peace-platter that, with its power of eggplant, garlic, lime and kosher salt, drives away all your sadness and brings in peace: well, a wee bit of gluttony too! You’ll really not like sharing this! Welcome Baba Ganoush to your home, an authentic cuisine from Lebanon that takes you by the tastebuds and is extremely easy to make.

 

Baba Ganoush

Time taken: 30 min

Taste-o-meter: non-spicy

 

Ingredients:

  • Eggplant (large): 1
  • Tahini: 1/4 cup
  • Cloves: 3
  • Lemon juice: 1/4 cup
  • Ground cumin: a pinch
  • Salt: to taste
  • Olive oil: 1 tbsp
  • Parsley (chopped): 1-2 tbsp
  • Olives: 1/4 cup

Method:

  • Now you can do this either on a charcoal grill or you can play a wire rack over the regular gas stove and roast it.
  • Take an eggplant, prick it in several places and put it to roast under high heat, twisting and turning it in between to evenly roast it. When soft and black on the outer side, take it out, cool it and discard the skin.
  • In a bowl, mash the eggplant as fine as you can do, pour other ingredients except the olive oil and olives.
  • In a serving bowl, pour the eggplant mixture, create a well and pout-in the olive oil. Garnish with olive and serve with pita bread.

 

 

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