Baba Gaboush

Baba GanoushIngredients:

  • 3 medium Chinese or Japanese eggplants
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tbsp Tahini, roasted (creamy)
  • 1 tsp toasted cumin seeds’ powder
  • 2 tbsp Lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • 2 tbsp Italian parsley or cilantro, finely chopped or minced
  • 2 tsp Nama shoyu
  • 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, approximately for 20-35 minutes
  2. Wrap the garlic cloves in silver foil and bake / grill along with the eggplants
  3. Remove eggplant skin and stalk
  4. Peel of the garlic clove skin or squeeze out the baked garlic
  5. Chop the eggplants and garlic and combine them with the rest of the ingredients in a food processor and process until smooth
  6. Serve with warm pita bread!

Inspiration source:

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

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