Kashk-e Bademjan

One of the most popular eggplant dishes in Iran is Kashk-e Bademjan. The main ingredients of this dish are eggplants and Kashk which is a type of yogurt whey. In the process of making cheese, the remaining liquid after milk that has been strained is called whey. It is served as an appetizer and also a main dish.

How is it served?

Kashk-e Bademjan is served in a bowl and often with special Persian bread called Lavash, but it also served with pita or any other kind of bread. A few fresh mint leaves is used as garnish.

Food Type


Main Spice

Salty and Partial Sour

Food Texture

Mashed and Smooth

Serving Temperature



  • Eggplants
  • Kashk (Yogurt Whey)
  • Onions
  • Garlic
  • Salt

Best Places to Eat

  • Naghsh e Jahan Traditional Restaurant
  • Shahrzad Restaurant
  • Nikan Restaurant
  • Chahe Haj Mirza (Azadegan Teahouse)

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