Puréed Eggplant/Aubergine With Tahini/Sesame Paste

Baba Ghannouj

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Delights from the Garden of Eden

By Nawal Nasrallah

Published 2019

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This is a tasty and healthy way of serving eggplant/aubergine. Traditionally eggplant is roasted to tenderness in the clay oven, tannour, which gives the vegetable a delightful smoky flavor. It is also grilled over smoldering charcoal. For convenience, most people bake it in the oven, which gives a satisfactory result, but unfortunately without the smoky taste. I have also tried a very short cut by cooking it in the microwave, but I do not recommend it. The eggplant does not like to