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baba ganoush recipe

Simple Baba Ganoush

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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Author: Rekha Kakkar


  • 250 g egg plant
  • 1 clove garlic , grated or finely minced (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1.5 Tbsps Tahini
  • ΒΌ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • paprika


  • Brush the eggplant with olive oil and place it over direct flame and chargrill it from all the sides.
  • When skin of eggplant starts to char from all sides, take it off the heat on to a plate.
  • Let it cool and peel off the skin of the eggplant, it comes off easily.
  • Now in a blender jar, add tahini, lemon juice, garlic (if using) sea salt and blend to a smooth paste.
  • Take it out in serving bowl and pour 1tbsp extra virgin olive oil and sprinkle some paprika powder over it.
  • Super delicious with crackers, falafel , Taamiya and pita bread.