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Imam bayildi translates as ‘the priest fainted'. TV Masterchef's Gregg Wallace explains: "Apparently, the imam tasted it and swooned. Who can blame him?
"I’ve tasted many imam bayildis and this is the only one that has recreated that delightful first experience."
5 tbsp sunflower oil
1 large onion, finely chopped
3 cloves of garlic, crushed
2 tbsp turmeric
2 tbsp ground cumin
2 tbsp ground coriander
2 tbsp mild curry powder
400g tin chopped tomatoes
50g (1.75oz) sultanas
150g (5.5oz) Greek yoghurt, to serve
Achieving the perfect results
This recipe is taken from Veg - the Greengrocer’s Cookbook by TV Masterchef's Gregg Wallace and published by Mitchell Beazley. ISBN 978-1-84533-224-2. Price £20.
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