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Banjan Borani

Discover a Whole New Way to Cook Eggplant With This Afghan Dish

Maybe you like to eat your eggplant as part of a parmesan dish, Baba Ganoush or even ratatouille? But once you try Banjan Borani, an Afghan dishm you're gonna be obsessed with pairing yours with yoghurt. Check out this recipe from Barbecue Delights.

Banjan Borani

Barbecue Delights

Banjan Borani

Ingredients

  1. 1kg Eggplant (cut into round slices)
    1kg Yoghurt
    25g Garlic paste
    ½ tsp Cumin seeds
    15ml Olive oil
  1. To taste Salt
  1. FOR TOPPING:
    100g Tomato paste
    15ml Vinegar

Directions

  1. Shallow fry the eggplant slices to a light golden brown on both sides.
  2. Sauté the cumin seeds in garlic, making sure the garlic doesn’t brown. Add
    to the stirred yoghurt and mix well.
  3. Pour the yoghurt mixture into a shallow serving dish.
  4. Arrange the fried eggplant slices on top of the yoghurt mixture.
  5. Mix tomato paste and vinegar and a little salt. Spread evenly on Eggplant
    slices.
  6. Garnish with chopped fresh coriander and then serve. Tastes great with hot
    naan or as a great side dish with any kind of pulao rice.
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