Monday, July 14, 2014

Yogurtlu Patlican Kizartmasi is served as a cold mezze in Turkey. Mezze or Meze is selection of small dishes served with pita bread at the beginning of a meal along with drinks.

Here is the recipe..

Serves 2

Ingredients :
Aubergine - 1, small, tender
Yogurt - 1/2 cup
Garlic - 1/2 clove, use more or less
Salt to taste
Oil for deep frying

Method :
1. Cut the stalk from the Aubergine.
2. Partially peel the aubergine by leaving long stripes of unpeeled skin. Cut it vertically into quarters ie 4 pieces.
3. Wash the aubergine pieces.
4. Fill a bowl with cold water and add 2 Tablespoons of salt to it.
5. Add the aubergine and leave it to soak for 2 hours.
6. After 2 hours, remove the aubergine and wipe it dry.
7. Cut it into bite sized pieces.
8. Heat oil for deep frying.
9. Fry the aubergine pieces till it turns golden brown.
10. Remove from the oil and place on kitchen paper. Allow it to cool completely.
11. In a small mixing bowl add crushed garlic, salt to taste and yogurt. Whisk well to combine.
12. When ready to serve pour the yogurt on top of the aubergine.

Enjoy Yogurtlu Patlican Kizartmasi

Recipe adapted from

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  1. Replies
    1. It is Sapana and very tasty even with just handful of ingredients.

  2. Who will say no to this irresistible dish, definitely not me..