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arabian cook : Overturned Eggplant

Casseroles are ideal for the
cook who likes to entertain,
because they usually demand a
minimum of last-minute
attention and can be assembled
in advance.
2 cups long grain rice, washed and
½ kg (16 oz) minced meat
1 medium onion, peeled and finely
1 kg (32 oz) medium round eggplants
2 tbls shortening or butter (for frying
meat and onion)
4 cups vegetable oil (for frying
½ cup fried pinenuts and almonds
¼ tspn ground allspice
¼ tspn ground cinnamon
¼ tspn ground black pepper
4 cups water
Peel eggplants. Chop lengthwise
into 1 cm thick slices. Sprinkle
some salt over eggplants and
leave aside for 1 hour. Fry
eggplants in oil, remove and
drain on absorbant paper.
Sauté onion with shortening
until transparent over medium
heat. Stir in meat, salt, and
spices. Cook until meat is brown
and tender.
Arrange in layers in a pot: ¼
quantity meat, eggplants,
remaining meat and rice. Add
gradually water.
Place pot over moderate heat.
Boil for 5 minutes. Lower heat
and cook for 20 minutes or until
water evaporates. Turn over pot
into a large plate (larger than
Sprinkle fried pine nuts and fried
almonds on top of the
eggplants. Serve hot
accompanied with yoghurt and salads.


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