Baba Ghanouj

The roasted aubergine takes on a wonderful smoky flavour.

Made without Tahini in Yemen – Mutabbal.

Ingredients

  • 1 large aubergine
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 4 tbsp Tahini paste
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • juice of 1 lemon

Method

  • Roast the aubergine in a hot oven (225C/425F/Gas Mark 7) for 15-20 minutes; the skin should be really black and falling off, and the flesh soft and melting.
    • Or roast directly placed on the gas ring, turning regularly, until well-blackened. Or under a hot grill.
  • Peel the aubergine, chop up the flesh, and mix/mash with the other ingredients.
  • Serve as a dip, sprinkled with chopped fresh coriander, with pitta and hummus.
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