Eastern Anatolia

The Tarsik Meal

See our Recipe for How to Make Tartik Meal in 40 Minutes with 15 Min Preparing and 25 Min Cooking Time.

Ingredients for the Tartik Meal

  • 4 eggplants
  • 1 onion
  • 2 large peppers
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 2 large tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon of tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon of chili paste
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 4 tablespoons of olive oil or vegetable oil
  • 1-1.5 glasses of water

How to Make a Tartik Meal?

  • Eggplants are peeled and diced. It is put in salty water so that the bitterness will go away.
  • The oil is taken into the pot and the chopped onion is started to be roasted. Then garlic is added and frying continues.
  • The peppers are first cut in half lengthwise and cut into half moons.
  • Put the pepper next to the onions in the pot and continue to fry.
  • The tomatoes are diced.
  • The tomato paste is put in the pot and after the smell is gone, tomatoes and strained aubergines are added.
  • After all the ingredients are mixed together, water is added and the lid is closed and cooked on low heat. Enjoy your meal.

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