About Food – Vegetables in Mayonnaise Sauce

Vegetable dishes, served cold, are popular in Georgia. In this family recipe we show how to prepare a delicious dish of eggplant, peppers and onions in a spicy mayonnaise sauce.

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Ingredients: 2 eggplants, 2 red peppers, 1 large white onion, 1 level tsp of hot red pepper, 1 level tsp of dried coriander, 1 level tsp of blue fenugreek, 1 level tsp of dried marigold, salt (amount dependent upon personal preference), 6-8 cloves of garlic, fresh coriander (for garnish), 100 grams of mayonnaise, 50 ml of boiled, cooled water and 7 tbs of oil.

Preparation: Slice the peppers, eggplant and onions. Add 7 tbs of oil to a pan and heat in an oven before adding the sliced peppers, eggplant and onion. Cook on a high heat until the eggplant browns (up to 15 minutes).

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Whilst the onions, eggplant and red peppers are frying, add the spices, salt and garlic to a mortar and carefully squash with a pestle for about 2 minutes.

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Add the fried eggplant, peppers and onions to a mixing bowl.

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Add 100 grams of mayonnaise to the spices/garlic/salt mixture and mix thoroughly with a spoon. When it is mixed, slowly add and mix in 50 ml of boiled, cooled water.

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Add the mayonnaise/spices/garlic/salt mixture to the fried eggplant, peppers and onions. Allow to stand for 30 minutes.

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Serving: Serve cold. We garnished ours with fresh coriander.

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Enjoy your Vegetables in Mayonnaise Sauce!

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8 Responses to “About Food – Vegetables in Mayonnaise Sauce”
  1. oregonmike98 says:

    this looks so good!

  2. Your recipes always looks so tasty!

  3. This looks wonderful, thank you for sharing, I will be trying this one too! I do love eggplant and peppers so it seems like a no brainer.

  4. Please help me out here. I want to make this gorgeous salad.
    I have khmeli suneli, and utskho suneli. Can I use one of these (if so, which one? , instead of separate blue fenugreek, marigold, and coriander? Should I alter any other ingredients? Thanks!

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