Stuffed Turkish Eggplant

VideoRecipe: Turkish Stuffed Eggplants

Dear readers,

my trip to Turkey was wonderful. I am going to post all the pictures, I promise…. but now the interesting part: the Turkish Spice Mix!!!

At the spice market in Istanbul I bought this wonderful concoction but if you want to make it at home, here is the recipe:

… and in case you are asking how you use the Turkish spice mix, well here is a little suggestion! Don’t forget to put some aluminum foil of the baking sheet so that the top of the stuffing does not burn!


For the Turkish Spice Mix

  • 2 tbsp smoky paprika
  • 2 tbsp chili flakes
  • 2 tbsp ground cumin
  • 2 tbsp all spice
  • 1 tbsp ground cardamom
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 1 tbsp sea salt
  • 1 tbsp sumac
  • 1tbsp cinnamon
  • 1tbsp fenugreek

Mix all the spices together and keep in an air tight contained for up to 30 days.