Bake the eggplant half
an hour in the oven at 200 degrees Celsius.
Peel the eggplant and chop it very finely. Mix with the other ingredients
and add fresh milled pepper and salt to taste.
Inspired by the book
"What's cooking in Kabul" by the United Nations Women Association 1998.
On or close to 21
Iranians and many
other countries around them celebrate Nowruz (meaning "New Day").
People also call it "Persian New Year" and it is said to be invented
by Zoroaster. Click on culinary
calendar for more links between cooking and worldwide celebration.