Minted Eggplants Recipe

Step 1

Cut eggplants into 1 cm thick slices & layer them in a colander with the salt. Let them drain for 30 minutes. Wash them under cold water & dry them on paper towels. Beat together oil, lemon juice, mint, cumin, garlic & pepper. Beat together, separately, the yogurt, mint & cumin.

Step 2

Heat the grill to high. Lay the eggplant slices on the hot rack & brush them with half the lemon mixture. Grill them until they begin to brown. This will take about 2 minutes. Turn over, brush with the rest of the lemon mixture & brown.

Step 3

Serve grilled eggplants hot with the sauce separately as an appetizer. Or place the eggplant on a large platter & spoon the sauce over the top & serve as a vegetable accompaniment for middle eastern dishes.

Things You'll Need

  • 2lg Eggplants
  • 1tb Salt
  • 1tb Olive oil
  • 1 Juice of lemon
  • 4tb Freshly chopped mint
  • 1ts Ground cumin
  • 1 Garlic clove, crushed
  • Black pepper
  • 5oz Yogurt
  • 4tb Freshly chopped mint
  • 1/2ts Ground cumin

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