Tortma Stew - My Little Twist on a Traditional Arabic Meal

Recipe by Cookie Jarvis
READY IN: 2hrs
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Peel and cut eggplant into 1 1/2 inch cubes.
  • Sprinkle with salt in a colander. Shake to mix.
  • Wait 10 minutes to 1/2 hour.
  • Blot eggplant with paper towels.
  • Fry in oil until soft and golden brown.
  • Set aside.
  • Brown ground beef in a large pot.
  • Add onion and cook until onion is soft.
  • Add spices and saute a few minutes.
  • Add fried eggplant, tomatoes, tomato paste and water.
  • Simmer for 1/2 hour to an hour.
  • Add more water if necessary.
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