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Boranie Bademjan (Persian Eggplant Yogurt Dip)

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“From www.jewish-foods.com .. My husband had this at a persian restuarant and loved it. He then searched on Google and found this, so I made it for him .. It's really good! Times are estimated.”
READY IN:
50mins
SERVES:
8
UNITS:
US

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Directions

  1. Rinse, prick the eggplants and roast in a 350F oven, turning frequently, for about 40 minutes, or until soft.
  2. Remove, place on a cutting board and let stand until cool enough to handle; peel the skin and chop the flesh.
  3. Transfer the flesh to a mixing bowl, add remaining ingredients and mix thoroughly, seasoning to taste.
  4. In the serving dish, garnish with saffron water, yogurt and mint leaves and serve hot or cold with pita.
  5. Can be made in advance and stored in refrigerator.

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