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KAWAJ RECIPE

Kawaj recipe (LC14243 ) - Syrian Baked eggplant Casserole


Prep Time : 15
Cooking Time : 45
Resting Time : 60 Min

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Ingredient

Onions

100 grams

Sliced

Tomatoes

150 grams

Sliced

Garlic

50 grams

Finely chopped

Green Capsicum

100 grams

Sliced

Eggplant

1 kilograms

Sliced

Fresh Coriander

for garnish

Finely chopped

Salt

to taste

Arabic spices

5 grams

Cumin powder

5 grams

White pepper ground

15 grams

Tomato Paste

50 grams

Olive oil

100 milliliter

Pine nuts

for garnish

Roasted


How to make kawaj recipe?

1. The ingredients quantity can be set as per your serving requirements. We recommend you set before you start cooking.

2. Finely chop the onions, tomatoes, garlic & bell peppers into small pieces

3. Thinly slice the eggplants in round shape & keep it aside for frying.

4. Discard the coriander leaves stem & finely chop the leaves for garnish.

5. To prepare the vegetable stuffing for the casserole, take a large mixing bowl & combine together bell peppers, onion, tomatoes, garlic & part of the coriander leaves & salt.

6. Add arabic spices, cumin powder, white pepper powder & tomato paste.

7. Mix well till all the ingredients are combined.

8. To fry the egg plants, heat the oil in the deep frying pan in a medium heat & cook both sides for 4 - 5 minutes or until it turns golden brown color.

9. Line a baking casserole with fried eggplant.

10. On the top layer with stuffed vegetables & followed by fried eggplants so on till the whole amount is done & the casserole is full.

11. Preheat the oven at 180°C /356°F.

12. Bake for 30 minutes or until the vegetables are cooked.

13. Garnish with roasted pine nuts & chopped coriander leaves.

14. Serve hot.


Equipment

Baking tin - Square

Chopping Board

Grilling pan

Knife

Non stick Frying Pan

Oven

Turner


Cuisines

Middle Eastern Recipes