Zahlouk (Eggplant and Tomato Salad)

Total Time
45mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

Delicious as a salad or as a dip. If' you've no Harissa in the house you can always substitute with 1 teaspoon paprika mixed with 1 teaspoon ground coriander and a good pinch of cayenne pepper.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Steam eggplant cubes for 8-10 minutes or until soft. Tip onto a cutting board and mash with a fork.
  2. Heat the oil in a heavy-bottom pan and cook the cumin seeds and garlic 1-2 minutes until the seeds become fragrant. Add the tomatoes, sugar, Harissa, and half the parsley. Cook 15-20 minutes over a low heat stirring occasionally until the mixturere resembles a thick sauce. Stir in the lemon juice and mashed eggplant. Stir until combined and heated through. Season with salt & pepper to taste.
  3. Let mixture come to room temperature. Garnish with the remaining chopped parsley.