(also baba ghanouj /ɡaˈnuːʒ/)
Definition of baba ganoush in English:
A thick sauce or spread made from pureed aubergines and sesame seeds, typical of eastern Mediterranean cuisine.
- The food is tasty, cheap and plentiful: olives, hummus, baba ganoush (aubergine dip), falafel, kibbeh (lamb meatballs), fasoula, tabouleh (cracked wheat salad).
- Hummus, baba ghanouj, and foul mudammas (fava beans stewed with tomatoes and onion) arrived decked with apple slices, crisp-fried spinach, and sesame seeds.
- They're all excellent, from subtle versions of hummus and baba ghanouj to a rollicking, red-peppery eggplant relish cryptically dubbed ‘eggplant with sauce.’
from Egyptian Arabic, from Arabic bābā, literally 'father' + ghannūj, perhaps a personal name.
Definition of baba ganoush in:
- US English dictionary
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