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Chargrilled eggplant with yoghurt sauce

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It’s the ultimate balance of smoky and sweet flavours, and is ready in just 30 minutes. This Chargrilled eggplant with yoghurt sauce recipe is the ideal side dish for your next dinner party.

  • Serves6
  • Cook time15 minutes
  • Prep time15 minutes, + cooling time


  • 2 (about 300g each) eggplants, cut into 1cm-thick slices
  • ½ cup (140g) natural yoghurt
  • 2 tbs tahini
  • ¼ cup (60ml) lemon juice
  • 1 small garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 tbs pistachio dukkah
  • ¼ cup pomegranate seeds
  • ¼ cup mint leaves

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  1. Step 1

    Heat a barbecue grill or chargrill on medium-high. Spray both sides of the eggplant slices with olive oil spray. Cook, in 2 batches, for 2-3 mins each side or until tender and charred. Transfer to a plate. Set aside to cool slightly.
  2. Step 2

    Whisk the yoghurt, tahini, lemon juice and garlic in a small bowl until combined. Season with salt.
  3. Step 3

    Arrange the eggplant on a serving platter. Top with spoonfuls of the yoghurt sauce. Sprinkle with dukkah, pomegranate seeds and mint leaves.