baba ghanoush

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Related to Babaghanoush: tahini

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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Served from 11pm until dawn, it includes all the cold mezzeh faves, including hummus, spicy mouhammara, fattoush, fragrant tabbouleh, babaghanoush and creamy moutabel.
Expect to see contemporary versions of the old standbys - babaghanoush, for example, forms the base for a pan fried sea bass, which is garnished with powdered spring onions and Arabic bread.
4 To serve, spoon babaghanoush into a shot glass, top with a rusk and cress.
G'nosh Smoky Roasted Aubergine Babaghanoush, pounds 2.