Middle Eastern Eggplant With Garlic Sauce

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READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Sprinkle some salt over the brinjal slices and keep aside.
  • Cut each garlic clove into two pieces and soak in vinegar for 8-10 minutes.
  • Soak the bread in water then squeeze out the water completely. Crumble with hands and set aside.
  • Next, remove the garlic from vinegar and pound the garlic pieces with a little salt to form a paste.
  • Gradually add the crumbled bread alternating with a little vinegar.
  • When it is well ground into a smooth paste, mix in the ground almonds, olive oil, remaining vinegar, lemon juice and salt to taste.
  • Beat well to obtain a thick creamy consistency.
  • This forms the garlic sauce.
  • Then,towel dry the brinjal slices and shallow fry them.
  • Arrange the fried brinjal slices on a flat serving dish, spoon a dollop of garlic sauce over each slice.
  • Garnish with mint leaves.
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