Baba Ganoush
Babaganoush is a levantine specialty that makes for a delicious party starter
Cook Time: 50 minutes

Difficulty: Medium
Serves: 4-5 people


1 Brinjal/ Aubergine
2 tbsp tahini
2 tbsp lemon juice
5-6 cloves of garlic
2 tbsp greek or hung yoghurt
2 tbsp pure olive oil
½ tbsp chilli flakes
Salt to taste


  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 Insert a knife to check If the knife gets no resistance while passing through , the aubergine is done
  3. You can also roast the aubergine in an oven for an hour. Peel and chop the flesh.
  4. In a blender , add all the ingredients except fresh coriander and blend till smooth Add little water if required
  5. Drizzle with olive oil, chilli flakes and fresh coriander