Mutabbal with Grilled Eggplants and Kiri Cheese

15 min

Delicious savory mutabbak stuffed with Kiri square portions and eggplants


For the Muttabal

  • 8 Kiri Square Portions
  • 10 samosa leaves
  • 2 large eggplants
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
Mutabbal with Grilled Eggplants and Kiri Cheese

Cooking steps

Preparing the Eggplant Filling

  • 1In a medium bowl, press the Kiri cheese portions with a spatula until the texture becomes smooth and creamy.
  • 2On a stove burner over medium heat, place the eggplants and cook for a couple of minutes on each side or until they are lightly browned with grill marks. Allow to cool.
  • 3Carefully peel the eggplants, then using a knife, cut them into small pieces and mash them until the texture is smooth.
  • 4In a pan over medium heat, heat the olive oil, add the mashed eggplants, and cook for 3 minutes. Remove from heat.
  • 5Add the eggplants, salt, pepper, to Kiri mixture then mix all together until well combined.

Assembling the Mutabbal

  • 1Place a full teaspoon of the eggplants filling mixture in the center of the dough and fold into a rectangular shape.
  • 2In a large pan over medium heat, drizzle a little bit of olive oil and place the Mutabbals. Cook on both sides for 5 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 3Serve warm.

Cooking steps