Monday, 30 April 2012

Turkish Eggplant(Aubergine) and red pepper dip

A delicious spicy and tasty dip with a smoked flavour.


I large dutch aubergine
1 red capsicum pepper
1 teaspoon salt
Juice of 1 lemon
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/4 teaspoon chilli flakes
1 clove garlic finely minced
 Fresh chopped coriander for garnish.


1. Preheat the oven to gas 200 degrees C/ 400 degrees F
2. Pierce the aubergine and place it in a baking tray .On the same tray place the red pepper.
3. Bake the aubergine and pepper for 20-25 minutes.
4. Remove from oven and allow to cool slightly.
5. Remove the skin from the aubergine and also the pepper and mash them coarsely.(If you want a smooth dip then you can place both ingredients in food processor for a smooth paste.)
6. Transfer the aubergine and pepper to a bowl, add the garlic puree,lemon juice, olive oil, paprika, salt and chilli flakes and mix well.
7.Transfer to a serving bowl and garnish with chopped coriander
Serve with crackers or toasted pitta bread.
Submitting to:
Flavours of Turkey event by guest hosted by PJ of Seduceyourtastebuds.


  1. very nice dip....luv it!

  2. I love eggplant and its interesting to see how other cuisines used eggplant. Thanks for sharing.

  3. Delicious !

  4. Mmmm....this sounds wonderful!

  5. I love aubergine thank you for the recipe


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