Eggplants with sesame seeds

On the one hand, this tradition to combine eggplants and sesame paste in one dish is considered to be the Middle Eastern one.  On the other — Asian, with a stronger taste. And what a beautiful tradition! Why not to try it somewhere? 

 List of required products:

  • 4 average eggplants;
  • 400 ml chicken or vegetable broth dashi
  • small bunch of green onions;
  • 4 tbsp. of fried sesame seeds;
  • 2 tbsp. of soy sauce;
  • 1 tbsp. honey;
  • salt.

Begin to cook


  1. Eggplants are cut into two halves, then into slices of 2 cm thick. Salt them much and in 30 minutes wash and press.
  2. Mix the broth, soy sauce, honey and salt in the saucepan, bring to a boiling condition and put the eggplant. Close the lid and cook over low heat for 20 minutes.
  3. While eggplants are being stewed, pour 2 tbsp. sesame seeds in a coffee grinder and bake into powder. The remaining sesame should be fried in a dry frying pan for 2 min.
  4. Pour some of the broth from the saucepan with eggplant into a bowl, mix with the ground sesame. Pour the sesame sauce over the eggplant. Stir carefully. Cook without any lid for 5 minutes.
  5. Slice the green onions in small pieces, put them to eggplant, stir, remove from heat and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Eggplants with sesame seeds

Eggplants with sesame seeds