Cooking Vacations - Batinjan
Cooked eggplant in tomato sauce
In Israel, they say and whoever likes eggplant, is loved by eggplants in return. This eggplant recipe is an opportunity to meetin the baladi eggplant (baladi in Arabic means “from the land”). These are eggplants whose shape resembles that of an open-spread skirt and have a unique texture. The dish is a delicacy which can be had as a first course alongside meat or as a light salad to be scooped with a hot pita. Our culinary tour will acquaint us with a number of baladi products, eggplant being a succulent example.
1. Fry the onions in olive oil until they are soft.
2. Add the red peppers and the tomatoes and continue broiling for about 10 additional minutes.