baba ghanouj

baba ghanouj
   (BAH-bah gah-NOOZH) [Origin uncertain] In Middle Eastern cooking, a salad or dip of pureed roasted eggplant, garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, and tahini. Also called eggplant caviar.

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  • baba ghanouj — [bä bä gänoosh′bä΄bä gä no͞ozh′] n. a Middle Eastern dish, a puree of broiled eggplant usually with garlic, lemon juice, and tahini, eaten with pita as an appetizer: also baba ganoush [bä bä gänoosh′] …   English World dictionary

  • baba ghanouj — noun see baba ghanoush …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • baba ghanouj — noun see baba ghanoush …   Useful english dictionary

  • baba ghanouj — /ba beuh geuh noohzh /, Middle Eastern Cookery. a salad of cooked eggplant, olive oil, garlic, etc. [of uncert. orig.] * * * …   Universalium

  • baba ghanouj — ba•ba gha•nouj (or gha•noush) [[t]ˌbæ bə gəˈnuʒ[/t]] n. coo a Middle Eastern spread or dip of grilled eggplant puréed with tahini, garlic, and lemon juice • Etymology: of uncert. orig …   From formal English to slang

  • Baba ghanoush — (Arabic بابا غنوج bābā ġanūj ) is a popular Levantine dish of eggplant (aubergine) mashed and mixed with various seasonings. Frequently the eggplant is baked or broiled over an open flame before peeling, so that the pulp is soft and has a smoky… …   Wikipedia

  • baba ganoush — [ˌbα:bə ga nu:ʃ] (also baba ghanouj ga nu:ʒ) noun a thick dip made from puréed aubergines, tahini, lemon, and garlic, typical of eastern Mediterranean cuisine. Origin from Egyptian Arab., from Arab. bābā, lit. father + ghannūj, perh. a personal… …   English new terms dictionary

  • baba ghanoush — or baba ghanouj noun Etymology: Arabic dialect bābaghanūj Date: 1977 an appetizer or spread made chiefly of eggplant, tahini, garlic, olive oil, and lemon …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Lebanese cuisine — Labneh and Hummus, served with pita bread Lebanese cuisine includes an abundance of starches, fruits, vegetables, fresh fish and seafood; animal fats are consumed sparingly. Poultry is eaten more often than red meat, and when red meat is eaten it …   Wikipedia

  • Hummus — This article is about the food. For the band, see Humus (band). For the organic matter in soil, see Humus. Hummus Hummus wi …   Wikipedia