Eggplant Fatteh With Meat And Keshk Recipe | MAGGI® Arabia

Eggplant Fatteh with Meat and Keshk

A stew made with meat, this one is a favourite. Try it and join the fan gang of this dish! Check out other recipes in MAGGI® Arabia for more home cooking inspirations.


  • 3 large or 750 g eggplants
  • 2 teaspoons alt
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 medium onion or 150 g
  • 5 pieces or 150 g Pita bread
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 100 g onions
  • 400 g minced beef
  • 7 garlic cloves crushed
  • 2 cubes or 20 g MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon
  • 1/4 cup or 60 ml hot water
  • 1/4 cup or 50 ml liquid whey (Jameed)
  • 2 cups or 500 g yoghurt
  • 3 tablespoons fresh mint, finely chopped

How to Prepare

  1. Cut each eggplant in half (length-wise), with a small knife cut and scoop out flesh, and keep aside. Each eggplant should yield two shells with a 1 cm thickness, plus the flesh from the inside. Salt eggplant shells, and flesh and allow the bitter juices to ooze out.
  2. In a deep frying pan heat up vegetable oil. Fry onion slices until golden brown and set aside on kitchen paper for the excess oil to drain.
  3. Cut flatbread into 2 cm squares and fry in hot oil until golden brown and set aside on kitchen paper to drain excess oil.
  4. In the same hot vegetable oil, deep fry eggplant shells until golden but not soft till it's about 2/3 cooked. Gently remove and arrange tightly in a single row in an oven proof dish.
  5. In a separate pan, melt butter, sauté chopped onions until translucent, add eggplant flesh and continue to fry until soft. remove and set aside.
  6. In the same pan sauté minced meat until cooked. Add garlic, MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon cubes, water and the jameed. Add onion and eggplant mixture to the pan and cook together for an additional 5 mins.
  7. In a mixing bowl combine yogurt and chopped mint leaves and stir.
  8. Spoon meat and eggplant mixture into the eggplant shells, top with fried bread pieces, pour over the yoghurt and mint and spread over to cover the dish equally. Garnish with fried onion slices and bake in a preheated oven at 175º C for 15-20 mins.
  9. Serve hot with salad or flat bread.

Nutritional Info

Energy: 505.00 Kcal
Protein: 27.00 g
Carbohydrate: 32.00 g
Fats: 33.00 g

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