Baba Ganoush Recipe

You'll Need

  • 3 medium aubergines (also called eggplant)
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp tahini paste
  • 2 cloves garlic, roughly chopped
  • ½ tsp chilli powder (optional)
  • 1 tsp cumin (jeera)
  • 4 tbsp lemon juice (fresh is always better)
  • Salt and pepper


Step 01. Cut the aubergines in half.

Step 02. Score the flesh (not cutting through the skins) and drizzle with 2 tablespoons of the olive oil. Make sure it is well coated.

Step 03. Bake the aubergines flesh side up for 45 minutes in the oven at 180°C, or until soft.

Step 04. Once cooked, remove the flesh and place in a processor.

Step 05. Add the rest of the olive oil, garlic, tahini paste, chilli powder, cumin, and lemon juice.

Step 06. Blend well together to form a lovely thick smooshy paste.

Step 07. Season with salt and pepper and serve

Per 100g serving: Energy: 105 kCal Protein: 1g Fat: 8g Carbs: 6g Fibre: 2.5g

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