In Greece, eggplants in tomato & onion sauce, is called “imam” and it is one of the most favorite and popular dishes of the Greek cuisine, which can be enjoyed either as an appetizer or main course and belongs to the “ladera” dishes (vegetables cooked in an olive oil-based sauce). In this exceptional recipe with the signature of Paliria, the rich, soft, sweet flavor of fine eggplants meets the ripe, juicy tomatoes, the finely chopped onions and aromatic herbs to create a dish unique in taste and texture, which does not need any other accompaniment to highlight its value. Masterfully cooked, eggplants retain their juices and the incomparable deliciousness of their exuberant flesh. The unbeatable secret of this recipe is the perfect balance of tomato sauce, both in taste and quantity. Imam Bayildi goes great with a glass of wine as an hors d’oeuvre, but for many this is the perfect main course.
Fried eggplants (eggplants, soya oil) 68%, onion and tomato sauce 30% [onions, water, tomato paste, peeled tomatoes (peeled tomatoes, concentrated tomato juice, acidity regulator: citric acid), salt, soya oil, parsley, sugar, garlic, red pepper, black pepper, paprika extract], soya oil