Turkish recipes: Karniyarik

Ingredients and preparation.


Ingredients: 4 eggplants; 250g ground beef; 1 large onion; parsley; 2 tomatoes, one sliced, one grated; 2 sweet green peppers; ground pepper; salt; 2 cloves of garlic; 1 tablespoon tomato paste; oil for frying.

Skryť Remove ad
Article continues after video advertisement
Skryť Remove ad
Article continues after video advertisement

Preparation: Score the eggplants lengthwise and place them in salted water for 30 minutes to remove bitterness. Then fry the eggplants and drain them on paper towels.

The filling: Pour 1 tablespoon of olive oil and garlic into a pan and cook over medium-high heat until the garlic is evenly browned; add diced onions. In a separate pan: pour 1 tablespoon of olive oil over the ground beef and cook over medium-high heat. Combine the onions and beef and grate one tomato over the beef mixture. Add 1/2 a tablespoon of tomato paste, adjust seasoning and cook until all tomato juice evaporates. Slit eggplants into two and fill them with the beef. Whisk together boiling water and the remaining 1/2 teaspoon tomato paste. Spoon the mixture over the eggplants until filled and pour the rest around them. Bake until the eggplants have softened and the liquid in the pan has reduced, 30-40 minutes.

Turkish recipes:
Ezo Bride Soup (Ezo Gelin Çorbasi)
Cigarette pastry
Orange revani

Top stories

President Zuzana Čaputová

President gives conditional support for US defence agreement

Opposition attacks president’s 'most serious failure'.

15 h
Illustrative stock photo

Covid isolation period could be cut to keep country running

Shortage of employees could put important services under threat.

15 h

News digest: President says conditional yes to US-Slovak defence agreement

Quarantine in Slovakia could be cut. Slovak median salary at €1,288 gross in 2021.

15 h
Marián Turner became the General Director of the Slovak Philharmonic in January 2022.

Slovak Philharmonic is a first-class institution people outside Bratislava rarely see perform

Marián Turner, a former flautist, has become the new Slovak Philharmonic head. His priority is to fully reopen the institution to live audiences.

19. jan
Skryť Close ad