Baingan Bharta – Baba Ganoush

 

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Roast – 3 large Aubergine on Fire or Oven  20-25 mnts  – Peel Skin – Chop Roughly.

Chop – 1 Onion – 3 Long Green Chilli

Puree – 6 tomatoes – grind roughly

Fry – Heat 2 tblsp. Oil – Splutter – 1 tsp. Cumin Seeds – Chopped  Green Chilli – Onion –  1 tsp Garlic Paste -1 tsp Sesame seeds –  Salt 2 tsp. – Pinch Turmeric – 2 mnts.

Saute – Add Tomato Pureeto above +/-5 mnts- Mashed Aubergine  – Saute +/- 8 mnts till thick consistancy.

Garnish –  Sprinkle tsp. chilli Powder- mix – Handful Coriander Leaves – Done.

Serve with Chapati or Paratha or sides for rice. Or use as sandwich spread.

Delicious Gooey Yummy Spread.  Quick and Easy.

Note : Add Salt to Taste.  Use capsicum instead of green chilly.

Many versions of this recipe exists around the world with many different names.  All delicious and well loved.   We are addicted to our Friend Gina’s Romanian Zacusca which she serves at parties and  gives some to take home with us every year.  Hope she will share her secret recipe soon.

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