Baba Ganoush

Course: Dip
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 162 kcal
Author: Neha Mathur

Baba Ganoush is basically a Levantine dish assembled by mixing tahini, eggplant and olive oil. It is served with Pita Bread as a starter.

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Ingredients

  • 1 Aubergine
  • 2 tbsp Tahini
  • 1/4 cup Tomato Chopped
  • 2 tbsp Walnuts
  • 2 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 5-6 Cloves Garlic
  • 2 tbsp Greek or hung yogurt
  • Salt
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp Chili flakes
  • 2 tbsp Pomegranate molasses
  • Fresh coriander and pomegranate seeds for garnishing

Instructions

  1. Prick the aubergine at 5-6 places with a knife.
  2. Roast aubergine on stove top from all the sides till it is soft from inside.
  3. Insert a knife to check if it’s done.
  4. If the knife gets no resistance while passing through, the aubergine is done.
  5. You can also roast the aubergine in a oven for an hour.
  6. Peel the blackened skin and discard it.
  7. Chop the flesh.
  8. In a blender, add all the ingredients except fresh coriander and pomegranate seeds and blend till smooth.
  9. Add little water if required
  10. Drizzle with olive oil, pomegranate seeds and fresh coriander.
Nutrition Facts
Baba Ganoush
Amount Per Serving
Calories 162 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 13mg1%
Potassium 355mg10%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 180IU4%
Vitamin C 8.2mg10%
Calcium 33mg3%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.