There is no doubt that Lebanese food has its own distinct qualities that make it popular and delicious among the living. Apart from carrying the most unique and innovative names, the ingredients of the meals too are very creatively chosen to enhance the taste and give it the pinch of magic. Hence, here we bring to a recipe, one of a kind of a famous Lebanese dish Baba Ghanoush.
This middle eastern dip is no doubt is as unique as its name not only because it has a dynamic combination of eggplant and sesame seeds that turn into a creamy and paste but also because of the healthy elements it contains, as eggplants are rich in fiber, while also containing the antioxidant nasunin, which helps to improve the brain’s blood flow. Also, the exciting fact is that it’s super simple to whip up and that it’s vegan, gluten-free, and keto-friendly. Baba Ghanoush originated from the Middle East, but its enriched taste made it famous far and wide where today millions of people enjoy it.
The Oxford English Dictionary defines “baba ganoush” as “a Middle Eastern (originally Lebanese) dish of puréed roasted aubergine, garlic, and tahini.” Well, now people often include other ingredients like mint, onions, and various spices. Oxford’s first citation for the use of the term in English is from Scudder Middleton’s book Dining, Wining, and Dancing in New York (1938): “The meal begins with sesame seed, ground to a paste and mixed either with eggplant or simple oil and lemon juice and called either Babba Gannouge or Hommes Lit Tahena.”
The way of preparing baba ghanoush may differ in accordance with the region or country you belong to, but in essence, the ingredients usually remain the same to maintain the rich taste of it. Though baba ghanoush is a thick paste, it has proven to be low-calorie healthy food.
So here we start the amazingly creamy and authentic recipe of baba ghanoush to satisfy your hunger and benefit our health