1Auberginesliced and sprinkled with salt to degorge
1cloveGarlicfinely chopped or crushed
Heat oven to 180c
Rinse and pat dry the degorged aubergine
Coat each slice with olive oil.
Sprinkle on the Za'atar to season
Pre heat the griddle in the oven for 5 - 10 minutes, if necessary brush with a little oil
Place each slice on the griddle and put in the oven for 12-15 minutes before turning
Make the yoghurt sauce by mixing the yoghurt with 1 or 2 teaspoons of olive oil, the crushed garlic and lemon juice
Serve garnished with chopped flat leaf parsley
This is an easy accompaniment to grilled meats and can be eaten hot or cold. You can pre-cook the aubergine if you want to eat the slices cold, just remember to take them out of the fridge and serve at room temperature.