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Ingredients 14 items

  • 3 large Eggplants
  • 2 teaspoons Salt
  • 1 cup Vegetable oil
  • 1 medium Onion
  • 5 pieces Pita bread
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 100 g Onions
  • 400 g minced beef
  • 7 cloves Garlic
  • 2 cubes MAGGI Chicken Stock
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 cup Liquid Whey (Jameed)
  • 2 cups yoghurt
  • 3 tablespoons fresh mint

How to prepare

  1. Cut each Eggplant in half (length-wise), with a small knife cut and scoop out flesh, and keep aside. Each eggplant should yield two shells with a 1cm thickness, plus the flesh from the inside. Salt eggplant shells, and flesh and allow the bitter juices to get drawn out.
  2. In a deep frying pan heat up Vegetable Oil. Fry Onion slices until golden brown and set aside on kitchen paper for the excess oil to drain.
  3. Cut flat bread into 2cm squares and fry on hot oil until golden brown and set aside on kitchen paper to drain excess oil.
  4. In the same hot vegetable oil, deep fry eggplant shells until golden but not soft. About 2/3 cooked. Gently remove and arrange tightly in a single row in an oven proof dish.
  5. In a separate pan, melt Butter, sauté Chopped Onions until translucent, add eggplant flesh and continue to fry until soft. remove and set aside.
  6. In the same pan sauté Minced Meat until cooked. Add Garlic, MAGGI Chicken Stock, Water, and the jameed. Add Onion and Eggplant mixture to the pan and cook together for an additional 5 minutes.
  7. In a mixing bowl combine Yogurt and chopped Mint leaves and stir.
  8. Spoon meat and eggplant mixture into the eggplant shells, top with fried bread pieces, pour over the yogurt and mint and spread over to cover the dish equally. Garnish with fried Onion Slices and bake in a preheated oven at 175c for 15-20 minutes.
  9. Serve hot with Salad or flat bread.

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