An easy vegie dip which tastes great!

eggplant dip

Baba Ghanoush or Eggplant Dip

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Nibbles
Cuisine Vegetarian
Servings 6 people


  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 2 lemons juiced
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 1 pinch cumin
  • 1 Tbsp parsley chopped finely
  • 1 grind pepper
  • 1 pinch paprika


  • Preheat oven to 220 degrees Celcius. 
  • Place the whole eggplant onto a baking tray and roast it for 20-30 minutes, till it is soft. 
  • Cool and spoon out the flesh, absorbing any excess juice with a paper towel. 
  • Mash the eggplant flesh with the garlic, salt, lemon juice, tahini and cumin. 
  • Spoon the mixture into a bowl and sprinkle with parsley and paprika. 
  • Cool in the fridge for at least 10 minutes before serving.


Serve with vegie sticks, crackers or toasted flatbread.
Keyword Vegetables
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