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baba ghanoush

/baba ɡaˈnuːʃ/
a thick purée of aubergines, tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, and garlic, originating in North Africa and the Mediterranean
Word Origin
from Arabic
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Contemporary definitions for baba ghanoush

a Middle Eastern dish that is a puree of eggplant, tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, and garlic and is used as a spread or dip and traditionally garnished with pomegranate seeds and mint; also called [baba gannoujh]

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