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Eggplant

with mint . grilled . in pakoras . in baba ganoushe . sludge (it tastes good...)

Eggplant with Mint

November 2009

These grilled eggplant slices drizzled with yoghurt mint sauce are fantastic with Persian rice or falafel. (Our Persian Rice recipe is now available in the BloggerAid cookbook *)

Eggplant with mint - November 2009

The mint sauce contrasts very well with goat's cheese sauce, harissa and/or tahini sauce.

Eggplant with mint - November 2009

I adore this eggplant dish!

Eggplant with mint - November 2009

Grilled

August 2010

Grilled eggplant is wonderful. Coins of larger eggplants work well, but my personal favourite is Asian eggplants sliced lengthwise, lightly oiled and dusted with a hint of turmeric then grilled on the barbecue. Here it is served with mjdarrah.

mjdarra (August 2010)

June 2013: Here it is served with dahl, Persian-style mint kebabs and garnished with fresh mint leaves.

eggplant - June 2013

Pakoras

May 2008:

Thinly sliced eggplants are ideal for dipping into batter made from chickpea flour and deep-fried to make pakoras.

eggplants - May 2008
pakora - May 2008

Eggplant pakoras are fantastic.

pakora - May 2008

Sludge (well, it tastes good...)

Don't let the fact that this eggplant and basil looks like dog's breakfast fool you. It was delicious! We served it with ricotta leek pie

eggplant - June 2013

Baba Ganoushe

July 2013:

eggplant - July 2013

We usually get regular western-style or Asian eggplants (so often that we don't have any photos of them) but these little fist-sized eggplants looked so beautiful that we had to try them!

eggplants - July 2013

eggplant - July 2013

to recipes from OUR kitchen
pita ~ eggplant and garlic spread

to blog from OUR kitchen
Baba Ganoushe (is that the right spelling??)
Eggplant with mint... (WHB#213: mint) includes recipe
Harissa (WHB#83: garlic) includes recipe
Homemade Felafel! (Taste & Create VIII) includes recipe
Persian Rice
ricotta leek pie



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