Imam bayildi

Imam bayildi is one of the most notable olive oil dishes found in Turkish cuisine. The dish consists of whole braised eggplant stuffed with onion, garlic and tomatoes, simmered in olive oil, and served at room temperature. It is a variation of another popular eggplant dish, Karnıyarık, which additionally contains minced beef.

Additional info

Rate:
5.00
Difficulty level:
easy
Portion:
4 - 6
Preparation time:
10 minutes
Cooking time:
60 minutes

Ingredients

4 eggplants (or aubergines)
2 onions
2 tomatoes
4 garlic cloves
4 red chili peppers
1-2 teaspoons of salt
1 teaspoon of sugar
1 tablespoon of chopped parsley or frozen chopped parsley
1 lemon
3 tablespoons of olive oil
cooking oil, for deep-frying
 
 

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