Saturday, December 3, 2005

REZAHS SPECIAL DIP

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. (Blogoram.com, 12/01/05.)


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

REZAH'S SPECIAL DIP

Ingredients:

  • 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

Directions:

  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.