Eggplant syrdak – a traditional recipe of Azerbaijani cuisine, fried eggplants are stewed in tomato sauce. Syrdak in Azerbaijan is cooked not only from eggplants, but also from fish – mullet or carp. Syrdak is served both hot and cold.
Eggplant syrdak ingredients
Eggplant syrdak recipe
In order to cook the Azerbaijani recipe for eggplant syrdak, wash the eggplants and cut into thick circles. Heat vegetable oil in a frying pan, add turmeric and stir.
Place the grated tomatoes in a separate saucepan and boil over medium heat for 3-5 minutes. Then add chopped garlic, eggplant, salt, pepper to the tomatoes and simmer over medium heat for 10-15 minutes. Serve ready syrdak and sprinkle with chopped herbs.