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Baba Ghanoush

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  Aubergines 1 Kilogram (Around 2 pound)
  Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), peeled and very finely chopped
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Tahini 3 Tablespoon (Sesame Seed Paste)
  Finely chopped parsley/0.5 tablespoon finely chopped fresh coriander 1 Tablespoon, finely chopped
  Parsley sprig 1 (To Garnish)

1. Prick the aubergines all over and bake for approximately 20 minutes.
2. Heat the grill or a griddle pan and continue to cook the aubergines, turning them until the skins are completely charred. Cool slightly then cut in half and scoop out the flesh.
3. Puree the aubergine with the lemon juice.
4. Mash the garlic with the salt in a pestle and mortar, and add to the puree. Stir in the tahini; leave to cool.
5. When cold, stir in the parsley or coriander.
6. Garnish with parsley sprigs and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 273 Calories from Fat 109

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g20%

Saturated Fat 1.9 g9.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 992.9 mg41.4%

Total Carbohydrates 39 g12.8%

Dietary Fiber 18.6 g74.3%

Sugars 12.4 g

Protein 10 g19.5%

Vitamin A 16.7% Vitamin C 59%

Calcium 10.4% Iron 15.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Baba Ghanoush Recipe