Egyptian Eggplant & Cheese Platter

By shahdan • October 5, 2015

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Egyptian Eggplant & Cheese Platter
30 min
easy
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Recipe in Arabic طبق الباذنجان الرومي المصري بالجبن

This platter is full of simple good Egyptian flavours! The eggplant cubes are roasted in the oven with olive oil and garlic, while the tomatoes are seasoned the very Egyptian way. Both are served on a platter with baramily cheese. It’s a feast of traditional flavours that is sure to impress your family and friends.

 


Ingredients

  • 2 large eggplant - باذنجان رومي
  • 3 tablespoon olive oil - زيت زيتون
  • 5 large garlic cloves (2 for eggplants, 3 for tomoatoes) - فصوص ثوم
  • 2 large tomato - طماطم
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar - خل
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin - كمون
  • 150 gram baramili white cheese - جبنة براميلي
  • salt and pepper - ملح و فلفل

Step by step

  1. Cut the eggplants into bite-size cubes and rub them with a drizzle olive oil, 2 crushed garlic cloves, salt and pepper. Spread the eggplant cubes on an oven tray and roast for 20 minutes at 180C.
  2. Cut the tomatoes into bite-size cubes and season with vinegar, crushed garlic, salt, pepper and cumin.
  3. Arrange the tomatoes and eggplants in the serving platter and add the baramily cheese in between. Serve with a selection of wholesome baladi bread and breadsticks.

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