Eggplant salad with peanut butter, Salata Aswad.
Eggplant salad with peanut butter, called Salata Aswad in Arabic, is the most common way South Sudanese enjoy their eggplants. This is a beloved must have side dish to any feast. Eggplants are sliced and fried in oil. Add fried eggplants to a sauce of sautéed onions and tomato paste. Peanut butter is an essential ingredient and the last step is lime juice to give some zest and balance the bitterness of eggplants. Watch a video demonstrating how to cook this meal by following this link eggplant salad with peanut butter, Salata Aswad on Taste of South Sudan youtube channel.