Archive for September, 2018

Mkhallal Al-Bathenjan

September 29th, 2018

It is the season of vegetables that are main ingredients of many Syrian dishes, one example is Eggplant (Bathenjan in Arabic). It is the time to make Makdous Al-Bathenjan, Mrabba Al-Bathenjan, Mrabba Al-Bathenjan Al-Halabi, and Mkhallal Al-Bathenjan (eggplant pickle).

Mkhallal Al-Bathenjan is prepared by stuffing baby eggplants with a mixture of chopped ground red pepper and garlic then preserved in brine. It is normally eaten with savory dishes. 

Let’s make Makhallal Al-Bathenjan: