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Baba Ghanouj

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  • 2 large Eggplants yields 2 cups of flesh
  • 1/2 cup Garlic sliced vertically
  • Olive Oil for brushing
  • 2 tbsps Olive Oil
  • 1/2 cup Tahini
  • 1 tbsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp Pepper
  • 1 tsp Cumin powder
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • Juice of Lemon
  • 2 tbsps Parsley


  • Wash and dry the Eggplants and make slits in it to add the garlic
  • Brush the surface with Olive Oil and cook on the BBQ for 20 mins or more till the Eggplant is fully cooked all the way through
  • You can cook this on an open flame or in the oven
  • Once done, scrape out all the flesh and add to a food processor together with the other ingredients and process
  • Serve with additional olive oil and pita or crunchy vegetables