Baba Gaboush

Baba GanoushIngredients:

  • 3 medium Chinese or Japanese eggplants
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tbsp Tahini, roasted (creamy)
  • 1 tsp Cumin powder, toasted
  • 3 tbsp Lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1 ½ Italian parsley or cilantro, minced
  • 2 tsp Nama shoyu
  • 1 ½ tsp garlic, minced
  • ½ tsp Mirin
  • ½ tsp salt, or to taste
  • ½ black pepper, ground, or to taste


  1. Roast eggplants on a grill or oven till charred and skin is ready to peel off, approx 20-25 minutes
  2. Remove eggplant skin and stalk
  3. Combine eggplant flesh with the rest of the ingredients in a food processor and process until smooth
  4. Serve with warm pita bread!

Inspiration source:

Blooming lotus Vegan World Fusion Cuisine by Thousand Petals Publishing, page 20

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