Recipes from Bahrain: Baba Ghanoush (Eggplant Dip)

Recipes from Bahrain

Baba Ghanoush (Eggplant Dip)

Country: Bahrain
Course: Appetizer
Makes: 4 to 6 servings


  • 1 large eggplant
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 tbsp sesame tahini
  • ΒΌ tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup yogurt
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 5 kalamata olives


  1. Put the eggplant on a baking sheet and roast in a 400 degree oven for about an hour.
  2. When the hour is up, take the eggplant out and let it cool, then remove the skin and the green top and put the soft insides into a blender.
  3. Add the rest of the ingredients and pulse until smooth. Garnish with the kalamata olives.