About Food – Eggplant with Mayonnaise and Herbs

Eggplant dishes are very popular in Georgia and always form part of a supra (traditional Georgian feast). There are many variations and in this family recipe we show how to make eggplant filled with spicy mayonnaise and herbs.

Eggplant with Mayonnaise and Mint - Copy

Ingredients: 3 eggplants, half a small garlic bulb, 15 grams of fresh parsley, 15 grams of fresh basil, 10 grams of fresh mint, 25 grams of fresh tarragon, half tsp of black pepper, 1 level tsp of dried coriander, 200 grams of mayonnaise, 12 tbs of oil, and salt (amount dependent upon personal preference).

Ingredients for Eggplant with Mayonnaise and Mint - Copy

PreparationThinly slice one eggplant and add to a pan with 4 tbs of oil. Fry (covered) on a medium heat until one side is fried. Remove cover and fry the other side. Repeat the process for the other eggplants.

Frying Eggplant - Copy

Cut the mint and add, together with the garlic cloves, to a mortar and crush together.

Crushing Garlic and Mint - Copy

Add the mayonnaise to a mixing bowl. Chop the parsley, basil and tarragon and add to the bowl. Mix thoroughly.

Adding Chopped Herbs - Copy

Add the crushed garlic and mint, together with half tsp of black pepper and 1 level tsp of dried coriander. Mix thoroughly.

Adding Spices and crushed garlic and mint - Copy

Add several of the fried eggplant slices to a plate.

Fried Eggplanr - Copy

Use a spoon to add the mayonnaise/herb mixture to the eggplant slices. Repeat until all of the eggplant slices are covered.

Filling the Eggplant - Copy

Add 100 ml of water to the mayonnaise/herb mixture to make a sauce. Stir thoroughly.

Mint Garlic and Spicy Herb Sauce - Copy

Serving: The eggplant can be served unrolled or rolled up. Add the mayonnaise/herb sauce and serve cold.

Eggplant with Mayonnaise and Herbs ready for serving - Copy

Enjoy your Eggplant with Mayonnaise and Herbs!

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