Eggplant imam bayalay for the winter

Eggplant Imam Bayalay for the winter

Eggplant Imam Bayald for the winter is an old Turkish dish, the name of which translates as "fainted." Because not a single eggplant preparation for the winter has such a unique taste. A taste that simply cannot be described in words, a flavor that cannot be conveyed, a wonderful aroma that simply brings to a breathtaking state.


  • eggplant - 1 kilogram;
  • onions - 0.5 kilograms;
  • carrot - 1 piece;
  • tomatoes - 2 pieces;
  • celery root - 100 grams;
  • garlic - head;
  • parsley greens;
  • red hot pepper pod;
  • salt;
  • vegetable oil - 150 milliliters.

Eggplant imam for the winter. Step by step recipe

  1. In eggplant, cut the stem and cut along, but not cutting to the end. Salt well and let stand for half an hour to let the juice flow.
  2. Grate carrots on a coarse grater, you can cut into thin strips. Peel the onion and cut into strips. Celery root must be grated.
  3. Chop the garlic finely. Cut the tomatoes into small cubes.
  4. When the eggplants have started the juice, gently squeeze them by hand, rinse with water, dry and fry in vegetable oil until half ready.
  5. In vegetable oil, where the eggplant was fried, fry onions first, then add celery, onions, tomatoes and garlic. All let a little damp.
  6. Stuff the eggplants with the filling, put the eggplants in a large pan, fill with water, but so that the water does not completely cover the eggplants. Salt slightly water. Stew eggplant until soft.
  7. Place the eggplant in sterilized jars, if the filling remains, transfer eggplant to it, pour boiling marinade in which the eggplant was boiled.
  8. Put the jars sterilized in a pot of water. Sterilize liter jars for 10 minutes. If you will store in a cool place, do not sterilize.
  9. Then carefully remove the cans and roll up the lids.

Store eggplant in a cool place.

Imam Bayalah from eggplant for the winter is an original appetizer, which can even be served as a main dish! She is so full and rich in taste. "I love to cook" wishes you bon appetit! And be sure to try preparing mother-in-law tongue from eggplant for the winter and an original eggplant snack.

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