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Motabel (Smokey Eggplant & Tahini dip)

Motabel/ Moutabel is almost like Baba ghanoush with smokey roasted eggplant as the main ingredient. Enjoy with some pita chips and crudite.
Author: Pavani
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Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 1 hr
Total Time: 1 hr 20 mins
Course: condiments
Cuisine: qatar
Servings: 46 serving


  • 1 Eggplant - small
  • 2 tbsp Tahini
  • 2 tsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 clove Olive - mashed
  • 2 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 Green Chili - chopped
  • to taste Salt Pepper &


  • Roast the eggplant on the stove or in the oven (@ 400°F for 30~40 minutes)
  • Put the roasted eggplant in a bowl and cover it. Leave it aside for 10~15 minutes. Then remove the charred skin and chop or mash the flesh.
  • In a blender, combine garlic, tahini and chili. Blend to make a coarse paste. Next add the mashed/ chopped eggplant and olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. Blend until smooth.
  • Stir in lemon juice and drizzle from olive oil on top. Serve as dip for veggies and chips, or with pita bread.
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