Baba Ghanoush


  • Medium Eggplant - 1
  • Tahini - 1 1/2 tbspn
  • Lemon Juice - 2 tspn
  • Garlic - 2
  • Pepper - 1/4 tspn
  • Salt to taste
  • Paprika, parsley & olive oil for serving

health tip

Eggplant is an excellent source of dietary fiber, vitamin B1, B6 and potassium. It is also a good source of copper, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, niacin and folic acid. The skin is rich in antioxidant called Nasunin which helps nourish the brain cells.

Baba Ghanoush


  1. Roast the eggplant on the stove top till the skin is charred.
  2. Place the roasted eggplant in a cookie sheet & bake it at 300 degrees for 15 minutes.
  3. Peel the skin & dice the flesh when the eggplant is cooled
  4. Roast the garlic & place it in the food processor along with diced eggplant, tahini, lemon juice, pepper & salt. Blend it till smooth. Transfer the mixture to a serving bowl & drizzle it with olive oil, paprika & chopped parsley.
  5. Serve the Baba ghanoush with pita bread or with falafal.

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