Side dish Turkish Vegetables
Last updated 6/12/2012 1:02:38 AM. Recipe ID 26273. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Imam fainted
Categories: Side dish, Turkish, Vegetables, Buffet
Yield: 4 Servings
1 1/4 lb Japanese eggplants
1/2 c Olive oil
2 c Finely chopped onions
6 lg Garlic cloves, sliced
1 c Ripe tomatoes, diced
1/2 c Freshly chopped parsley
1/4 ts Salt
1 ts Sugar
Cut off stem of eggplants &, using a vegetable peeler, peel stripes
off the skin. Fry eggplants in 3 tb olive oil over medium heat,
turning frequently till they are golden brown. Drain well. Slit
eggplants open along one side, but don't slit all the way through.
Add remaining oil into skillet, saute onion & garlic till they are
limp. Add tomato & saute a further 2 minutes. Add parsley, salt &
sugar. Remove from heat. Fill eggplant to heaping. Make sauce up to
1/4 cup by adding more water if necessary. Pour into pan. Cover &
cook over very low heat for 45 minutes to 1 hour. Add more hot water
during cooking if necessary. Serve cold with lemon juice as part of a
Ayla Esen Algar, "The Complete Book of Turkish Cooking"
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