Monday, 30 January 2023
Konya-style Roasted Eggplant

Konya-style Roasted Eggplant

Konya-style Roasted Eggplant is a dish specific to the city of Konya, Turkey. It is made by frying diced eggplants and vegetables with spices. One unique aspect of Konya Roasted Eggplant is the way in which the eggplants are cut and prepared. They are thinly sliced and then fried. This dish is often made with meat, but it can also be made without meat. Konya Roasted Eggplant is also made in other regions of Turkey, but the flavor of the Konya version is distinctive. It is typically served with yogurt and roasted peppers on the side.

Ingredients

  • 1 kg eggplant
  • 2 tablespoons of butter
  • 4 onions
  • 5 tomatoes
  • 5 green peppers1 dessertspoon of salt
  • 1 tablespoon of tomato paste

Recipe

Roast the diced onions in oil until they turn pink. Chop the eggplants round and rub them with salt to remove the brackish water. Mix them with the onions and cook together for 5 minutes. Add the peeled and chopped tomatoes and pepper. Pour half a glass of water, cook by stirring occasionally over low heat.