Imam bayildi(the priest fainted) Recipe

Imam Bayildi, also known as 'the priest fainted,' is a traditional Turkish dish made with eggplants stuffed with a flavorful mixture of onions, garlic, tomatoes, and herbs. The dish is then baked until the eggplants are tender and the flavors meld together. This vegetarian dish is rich in flavors and textures, making it a popular choice for both meat-eaters and vegetarians alike.

3.8
30 Rating -
Rate
Vegdiet
45minstotal
5minsPrep
40minsCook
45m.total
5m.Prep
40m.Cook
Imam bayildi(the priest fainted)
plan
Bookmark

ingredients serve

Ingredients for Imam bayildi(the priest fainted) Recipe

  • 2 Medium Sized Eggplants
  • 0.13 cup Olive Oil
  • 1/2 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 1.50 cloves Cloves Of Garlic, Minced
  • 1 Tomatoes, Diced
  • 0.13 cup Chopped Parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground Cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon Paprika
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • as per your need Fresh Herbs For Garnish

Directions: Imam Bayildi(the Priest Fainted) Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  • STEP 2.Cut the eggplants in half lengthwise and scoop out the flesh, leaving a 1/2-inch thick shell.
  • STEP 3.In a pan, heat olive oil and sauté onions and garlic until translucent.
  • STEP 4.Add the chopped eggplant flesh, tomatoes, parsley, and spices. Cook until the mixture is soft and well combined.
  • STEP 5.Stuff the eggplant shells with the mixture and place them in a baking dish.
  • STEP 6.Drizzle olive oil over the stuffed eggplants and cover the dish with foil.
  • STEP 7.Bake for 40-45 minutes, or until the eggplants are tender.
  • STEP 8.Serve Imam Bayildi warm or at room temperature, garnished with fresh herbs.
  • STEP 9.Enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • Choose eggplants that are firm and shiny with no blemishes.
  • To reduce the bitterness of the eggplants, sprinkle salt on the scooped-out flesh and let it sit for 15 minutes before rinsing.
  • You can add pine nuts or crumbled feta cheese to the stuffing for extra flavor and texture.

Storage and Serving

  • Imam Bayildi can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat in the oven or microwave before serving.
  • Serve as a main dish with rice or bread, or as a side dish with grilled meats or fish.
Nutrition
value
379
calories per serving
29 g Fat5 g Protein24 g Carbs8 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    29g
  • Protein
    5g
  • Carbs
    24g
  • Fiber
    8g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    24g
  • Protein
    5g
  • Fiber
    8g

Fats

  • Fat
    29g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    89mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    1418mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    91mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    58mg
  • Vitamin E
    4mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    73mg
  • Manganese
    2mg
  • Phosphorus
    113mg
  • Selenium
    2mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
show more
Recipe By Slurrp