Baba ghanoush

Baba ghanoush

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  • 6 to 8
  • Easy
  • Carb Conscious Dairy free Fat conscious Health conscious Heart friendly Vegan recipe collection
  • 20 minutes
  • 15 minutes


  • 1 large or 2 medium-sized brinjals (about 500g)
  • 1-2 crushed cloves garlic
  • 1/4 - 1/3 cup tahini
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • Sliced radish or finely chopped parsley, for garnishing
  • Olive oil, for drizzling

Cooking Instructions

Prick the brinjal and char-grill over coals or under a hot grill until blackened and collapsed.

Peel under cold running water then scoop out the flesh.

Blend with the remaining ingredients. Season to taste.

Per serving: 447.9kJ, 2.1g protein, 8.8g fat, 4.8g carbs

TASTE’s take: Serve this smoky brinjal dip with flatbreads.

Phillippa Cheifitz Recipe by: Phillippa Cheifitz
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Regular TASTE contributor Phillippa is a well-known South African author and food writer, and has won many awards, both for her magazine features and her cookbooks.

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