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Roasted Eggplant Puree with Meat( Hunkar Begendi)


Hunkar Begendi

Bechamel Sauce ingredients;
2 big or 4 small eggplants
3 tbsp of flour
4 tbsp of butter
2 cups of milk
1 tsp of salt
Meat ingredients;

1 lb of meat Cut into thin strips or cubes.
2 clovers of garlic, chopped
1 tbsp of tomato or pepper paste
½ cup of tomato sauce or crushed tomatoes
salt, black pepper
Preparation of the sauce;

1. Bake the eggplants in a microwave until they become fully cooked and soft or wrap the eggplants in aluminum foil and grill over the stove. Then peel them and smash them into a paste.
2. Sauté the flour with butter in a pan
3. Add the milk very slowly into the butter-flour mix, stirring in the meantime.
4. Add the salt
5. Mix the eggplant paste with the sauce
6. Put the mixture in the serving plate.
Preparation of the meat;

1. Cook the meat until they become soft.
2 Season the meat with salt and pepper after adding the garlic and tomato or pepper paste and tomato sauce.
3. Lay the meat on the eggplants.
4. Sprinkle some chopped parsley on top
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