Saturday, December 3, 2005


I am following Punctilious's instructions for next edition of the Carnival of the Recipes.

This time the theme is Appetizers. And I MEAN it. I want all your best. tastiest, easiest, make ahead-iest appetizers. (, 12/01/05.)

Rezah at Café 3 Small Rooms in Gothenburg city has come up with this recipe.



  • 1 aubergine (dark eggplant).
  • Olive oil.
  • 2 cloves of garlic.
  • 1 yellow onion.
  • Turmeric powder.
  • 1 teaspoon of fresh basil.
  • Several tablespoons of Turkish yogurt.
  • 1 capsicum fruit.
  • Peanuts or walnuts.
  • Salt and pepper.
  • Hot sauce


  1. Peel the aubergine, cut it in pieces.
  2. Chop the garlic and onion.
  3. Fry in oil together with turmeric, until soft.
  4. Let it cool.
  5. Take a fork and mash it.
  6. Add yogurt until it has a firm consistency.
  7. Add crushed peanuts or walnuts.
  8. Add chopped chile pepper.
  9. Add salt and pepper.
  10. Add a dash of your favorite hot sauce.

Serve together with corn chips or other kind of crisps and real beer.