Your online resource

for all things culinary

HOME Search this Site All Recipes Special Sections Articles &  Resources Kitchen Equipment Food & Health Growing Food Directories

Missing an Ingredient ?



Moroccan Aubergine Salad     Veg  CD  ACC  Moroccan 25mins plus standing


Serves 4    Cold Vegetarian  Vegan  Vegetables Accompaniment   Gluten Wheat Dairy Free   Eggless  Morocco  North African   Nth Africa



2 Aubergines (eggplant)


Olive oil, for frying 

3 Garlic Cloves, chopped 

1-1/2 teasp Paprika 

1/4 teasp Hot Chili Powder 

1 teasp Ground Cumin 

Half lemon slices 

Black olives, optional


2 tbsp Olive Oil 

2 tbsp Lemon Juice 

Black Pepper 

Freshly chopped Parsley




1. Peel the aubergines and cut into 2.5cm/1 inch thick slices. Sprinkle liberally with salt, place in a colander in the sink or over a bowl and leave to drain for 30 minutes. Rinse well and pat dry with kitchen paper. 


2. Heat the oil in a frying pan until very hot, add the aubergine slices and fry on both sides until golden brown. Remove from the pan and drain on kitchen paper. 


3. Chop the fried aubergine place in a bowl and mix with the garlic  spices. 


4.  Reheat the oil in the frying pan, adding a little extra if necessary then return the aubergine mixture to the pan and fry until all the excess liquids have evaporated. Transfer to a salad bowl. 


5. In a small bowl, mix together the dressing ingredients until well blended. Sprinkle the dressing over the aubergine mixture and to cool. 


6. To serve - toss the salad well, adjusting the seasoning if necessary and garnish with the lemon slices and black olives.  Serve cold.




 Follow us 


Key techniques required to make this recipe


Chop to To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.

Slice to -  To cut food, such as bread, meat, fish or vegetables, into flat pieces of varying thickness.

Freeze/Make ahead


Tips, Options and Substitutions


Main equipment required to make this Recipe


Chopping Knife

Chopping Board


Wooden or Plastic Spoon

Related Recipes and Information

Vegetarian  Main Course Recipes   |  Vegan recipes

Cooking Vegetables  |  Vegetable Side Recipes

What's in Season  |  Growing Vegetables

 Sign up for Free E-Mailings

For the latest kitchen equipment ideas

Still not found what you're looking for?


Try our search facility. Type in your main ingredient (s) or what you have available and allow us to whisk you up a recipe in seconds!



About Us  |  Contact Us  |    Private Privacy  |   Media Resources  |  Links  |  Sitemap  |  Printing Recipes  |   Abbreviations on this site  


This Web Site was designed and created by Copyright 2000 to date [Recipes4us] All rights reserved.

 Some Photos