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Motabel/ Moutabel is almost like Baba ghanoush with smokey roasted eggplant as the main ingredient. Enjoy with some pita chips and crudite.


46 serving

Total time

80 minutes




  • 1 eggplant (- small)
  • 2 tbsp Tahini
  • 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove Olive (- mashed)
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 green Chili (- chopped)
  • to taste Salt and Pepper


  1. Roast the eggplant on the stove or in the oven (@ 400°F for 30~40 minutes)
  2. Put the roasted eggplant in a bowl and cover it. Leave it aside for 10~15 minutes. Then remove the charred skin and chop or mash the flesh.
  3. In a blender, combine garlic, tahini and chili. Blend to make a coarse paste. Next add the mashed/ chopped eggplant and olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. Blend until smooth.
  4. Stir in lemon juice and drizzle from olive oil on top. Serve as dip for veggies and chips, or with pita bread.

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