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    Turkish Eggplant (Aubergine) Pilaf (Patlicanli Pilav)

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    50 mins

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    UmmBinat's Note:

    Really good. From The Complete Middle East Cookbook By Tess Mallos. This is really nice served with Cucumber Salad With Yogurt (Middle East, Palestine).

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    Serves: 6


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    1. 1
      Cut eggplants into large cubes with skin on. Place in a colander and sprinkle liberally with salt. Leave for 30 minutes.
    2. 2
      Rince and dry eggplant with paper towels.
    3. 3
      Half onion lengthwise and slice.
    4. 4
      Heat 1/4 cup olive oil in a heavy pan and fry eggplant cubes until lightly browned. Remove and set aside.
    5. 5
      Add the remaining oil and gently fry the onion until transparent. Add tomatoes, seasoning, herbs and fried eggplant. Bring to a boil.
    6. 6
      Wash rice until the water runs clear. Drain and place on top of the eggplant mixture. Add chicken stock.
    7. 7
      Bring to a boil without stirring. Reduce heat, cover pan and leave to simmer gently for 30 minutes.
    8. 8
      Turn off heat, place a few paper towels over the rim of the pan and replace the lid (This is important don't ignore this part or your pilav won't be as fluffy!).
    9. 9
      Stir gently and turn into a heated serving dish.
    10. 10
      Serve with yogurt and then enjoy the delicious taste.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 09, 2010


      This was just ok. A bit bland, a little mushy, and not the most exciting color. I guess it would be good as a side to something very spicy, though.

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    • on June 18, 2010


      i loved this very simple very flavorfulzaar tour 6

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    • on June 16, 2010


      I love aubergines, and this was just perfect - I loved the freshness of the mint. Thank you! Made for ZWT6.

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    Nutritional Facts for Turkish Eggplant (Aubergine) Pilaf (Patlicanli Pilav)

    Serving Size: 1 (453 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 428.8
    Calories from Fat 138
    Total Fat 15.4 g
    Saturated Fat 2.4 g
    Cholesterol 3.0 mg
    Sodium 736.6 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 64.8 g
    Dietary Fiber 8.5 g
    Sugars 8.3 g
    Protein 9.7 g

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