Typical recipes of Albania
Patellxhane te mbushura ne furre - Baked stuffed eggplant Albanian style
Ingredients for 4 people: 4 eggplants, 10-15 slices of garlic,pepper and 1 half, chili powder, 600 g of tomato pulp or passed tomato,6 tablespoons olive oil, salt. Cut the eggplants in half long, with no separate them completely from one side. Dig up the inside half a centimeter from the skin.cut the flesh of the eggplant and peppers in pieces with 3 slices of garlic, pour 4 tablespoons of hot oil, season with salt and let fry until the eggplant and peppers are softened, add tomatoes and a glass of water. Cook for about 15 or 20 minutes, add the chili. Fill the eggplant also adding the remaining garlic, place them in a baking dish greased with oil around the filling any remaining, place in ovenpreheated to 200 degrees and bake for 20 minutes, turn the eggplant, add half a glass of water if it is dry and bake another 20 or 25 min. They are excellent both hot and room temperature, and the sauce is abundantly it can be served with white rice.