baba ghanoush


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ba·ba gha·nouj

or ba·ba gha·noush or ba·ba ga·noush  (bä′bə gə-no͞osh′, -no͞ozh′)
n.
A purée of roasted eggplant and tahini, flavored with garlic and lemon juice.

[Levantine colloquial Arabic bābā ġannūj : bābā, papa + ġannūj, flirtatious (ġanija, to flirt; see ġng in Semitic roots).]

baba ghanoush

(baba ɡaˈnuːʃ) or

baba gannoujh

n
(Cookery) a thick purée of aubergines, tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, and garlic, originating in North Africa and the Mediterranean
[from Arabic]
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baba ghanoush (spicy eggplant dip with garlic and lemon) and a lemon-pepper marinated chicken kebab.
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A handsome plate of hummus along with aubergine dip baba ghanoush, sweetly-flavoured vine leaves, hot and crunchy falafel and freshly-flavoured tabbouleh, a Middle Eastern salad that's heavy with herbs.
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My wife chose Baba ghanoush Pate, which is a smoky aubergine dip from the Middle East, served with toast.
We also do a fab homemade baba ghanoush (eggplant puree) and hummus teamed with grilled pittas - another popular side order.
ROAST whole eggplant oiled, in a hot oven or on the grill until very soft; spoon out the flesh and blend with tahini, lemon juice, garlic, and salt for a quick baba ghanoush.