Baba Ganoush Recipe
Baba Ganoush is a great Middle Eastern dip that’s punchy in flavour and just plain delicious. This low calorie version uses yoghurt to cut through the bitterness of the other flavours and create a creamy, delightful dip!
- Recipe makes: 8 servings
- Prep time:
- Calories: 47
- 700g aubergine
- 2 garlic cloves
- ½ tsp salt
- 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
- 2 tbsp tahini paste
- ¼ tsp ground cumin seeds
- ¼ tsp white pepper
- 56g plain low fat yoghurt
- 1 tsp olive oil
- 2 tbsp fresh parsley
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- Preheat the grill to high.
- Stab the aubergines with a fork and grill them, turning occasionally, until the skin blisters and blackens all over.
- When cool, peel off the skin. Leave the aubergine flesh in a colander for 15 minutes to drain off excess liquid.
- Pound the garlic and salt until smooth with a pestle and mortar.
- Transfer to a food processor.
- Add the aubergine flesh, lemon juice, tahini, cumin, pepper and yoghurt, if using. Whiz to a thick puree.
- Adjust the seasoning.
- Transfer to a bowl, drizzle with oil, sprinkle with parsley and serve.
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