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Baba Ganoush with bread

Baba Ganoush (Bahrain)

Baba Ganoush is a dish made by pureeing eggplant with herbs and spices to create a unique dip or spread. Similar to hummus, baba ganoush is delicious on sandwiches, eggs, or with vegetables. 
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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Bahrain
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 8 servings


  • 2 eggplants, roasted
  • 2 tsp chopped garlic
  • 2 tbsp parsley, chopped
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp olive oil, plus more for serving
  • ¾ tsp kosher salt
  • ¼ tsp cumin
  • ¼ tsp Paprika


  • Heat oven to 350 degrees. Roast eggplants for about 45-50 minutes or until the skin begins to wrinkle and turn black but is not burning. 
  • Remove eggplants from oven and allow to cool. Peel the skin away from the eggplant. 
  • Chop the eggplant and put in a blender with the remaining ingredients. Blend until combined, adding more seasonings to taste.
  • Pour baba ganoush into a serving bowl and drizzle generously with olive oil. 
  • Serve as a dip or a spread with vegetables, sandwiches, etc. Enjoy! 


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