Alinazik (Turkish meat and eggplant)

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Difficulty

Easy πŸ‘Œ
30
min.
Preparation
60
min.
Baking
30
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
eggplants
Cup thick yogurt
4 cloves garlic
400 g Minced lamb Or ground beef
Large onion
2 tbsp Butter
4 tbsp Chopped parsley(separated)
1 tsp Alpine (pul biber) pepper
Salt and pepper for taste
Oil for frying
  • Step 1/9

    First of all, cut the eggplants a few times with the tip of a knife and grill them in the oven or on a cast iron pan.

    First of all, cut the eggplants a few times with the tip of a knife and grill them in the oven or on a cast iron pan.

  • Step 2/9

    Let them cool and peel them.
    • eggplants

    Let them cool and peel them.

  • Step 3/9

    While the eggplants are cooking, chop onion and add it to the minced lamb. Add salt and pepper and 2 tbsp of chopped parsley. Mix them and put it in the fridge for at least 30 minutes.
    • 400 g Minced lamb Or ground beef
    • Large onion
    • 4 tbsp Chopped parsley(separated)

    While the eggplants are cooking, chop onion and add it to the minced lamb. Add salt and pepper and 2 tbsp of chopped parsley. Mix them and put it in the fridge for at least 30 minutes.

  • Step 4/9

    Mash the eggplants.

    Mash the eggplants.

  • Step 5/9

    Finely grate the garlic and add it to the eggplant with salt, pepper and yogurt. Set aside. I used Greek yogurt.
    • Cup thick yogurt
    • 4 cloves garlic
    • Salt and pepper for taste

    Finely grate the garlic and add it to the eggplant with salt, pepper and yogurt. Set aside. I used Greek yogurt.

  • Step 6/9

    Shape the meat into walnut-sized meatballs and fry them with 1 tbsp oil.
    • Oil for frying

    Shape the meat into walnut-sized meatballs and fry them with 1 tbsp oil.

  • Step 7/9

    Melt the butter in a small pan, fry the alpine pepper(or paprika) powder for ten seconds and turn off.
    • 2 tbsp Butter
    • 1 tsp Alpine (pul biber) pepper

    Melt the butter in a small pan, fry the alpine pepper(or paprika) powder for ten seconds and turn off.

  • Step 8/9

    Now spread the eggplant mixture in a serving dish. Pour the butter and pepper all over it.

    Now spread the eggplant mixture in a serving dish. Pour the butter and pepper all over it.

  • Step 9/9

    Then we arrange the meatballs and sprinkle the rest of chopped parsley. Enjoy it!

    Then we arrange the meatballs and sprinkle the rest of chopped parsley. Enjoy it!

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