1 hour Recipe Yield:
6-8 servings Difficulty:
Eggplant pilaf – a Turkish cuisine recipe, everyone is used to the fact that pilaf is necessarily meat or chicken. But there is also vegetarian pilaf in Turkish cuisine, one of which is eggplant pilaf with the addition of fresh tomatoes and pine nuts.
Wash the eggplants, dry them, cut off the stalks and make cuts on the peel 2-3 cm wide along the eggplants with a sharp knife. Alternating, peel off the eggplant in strips, in the form of a zebra. Next, cut the eggplants lengthwise into four parts, and each quarter into 3-4 cm pieces. Pour the prepared eggplants with salted cold water and set aside for 20 minutes to release the bitterness.