Sample Dishes from Turkish Cuisine
Salad with Sesame oil (Tahinli Patlıcan Salatası )
|Eggplant||3 medium size||600 gr|
|Garlic||7 clove||20 gr|
|Sesame oil||1/3 cup||65 gr|
|Lemon juice||1/3 cup||65 gr|
|Salt||1 1/3 teaspoon||8 gr|
|Parsley ||1/4 bunch||15 gr|
|Olive Oil||2 tablespoon||20 gr|
|Red pepper||1/2 teaspoon||1 gr|
eggplant over high heat in a covered heavy skillet. Turn around occasionally
until all sides are tender (Eggplant might be broiled in hot oven or barbecued
over charcoal). Remove from heat; cool. Peel outer skin and chop fınely. Add
a few drops of lemon juice to prevent darkening. Stir in tahin, remaining lemon
juice and crushed garlic. Season with salt; mix well. Spoon in a serving dish.
Combine oil and red pepper; stir. Sprinkle over eggplant. Garnish with parsley.
Chill and serve.
(in approximately one serving)
|Vitamin A||119 iu|
|Vitamin C||12 mg|
The recipe is
from the southern regions. However it is prepared in various parts of the country.
In some areas, shredded turnip roots and lettuce are added. It is served as
a side dish for lunch or supper as well as an appetizer.