My Mama's Weird Eggplant (Aubergine)

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Miraklegirl

Another recipe from my wonderful Mama. This flavour combination might seem a little strange (hence the name) but its really tasty. Try it!

Top Review by Mirj2338

There's nothing weird about this! I added some cayenne pepper flakes and served this alongside some hummous and tehina, with toasted pita triangles for scooping and dipping!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Before cooking, prick eggplant in several places.
  2. Micro wave about 5 minutes each on hi or until softish.
  3. Peel and place pulp in food processor.
  4. Process until smooth (set aside).
  5. Heat the vegetable oil and sesame oil in medium pot over medium hi heat.
  6. Add the garlic, ginger, scallions, and quickly cook stirring constantly for one minute Whisk together the soy sauce, brown sugar and vinegar just until the sugar is dissolved.
  7. Add at once to the skillet and bring to a boil.
  8. Stir in the pureed eggplant and simmer for 3 minutes.
  9. Remove from the heat and stir in the lemon juice and cilantro.

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