Kashk O' Badenjam (or Kashk-e Baadenjaam)

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

Posted by request. This is a Persian, silky eggplant dip.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Peel eggplants and slice length-wise to a thickness of 1 cm.
  2. Add salt and pepper and fry eggplant on both sides on medium heat until golden.
  3. Add half a cup of hot water to tomato paste and mix well.
  4. Add to eggplants and cook over medium heat for about 4-5 minutes.
  5. Peel onions and slice thinly.
  6. Fry in oil until golden.
  7. Also fry dried mint in oil for a few minutes.
  8. Alternatively, fresh mint can be used.
  9. If so, wash and finely chop mint, then fry in oil.
  10. Pour kashk evenly over eggplants, follow with onions and mint.
  11. Mash ingredients together with a fork, then serve.
Most Helpful

This is a great recipe much better than the one I buy at the Persian store which is way too greasy. At home you can make it a lot healthier.

sammymahmood July 06, 2007