(sent by Quttah)

4 aubergines
½ lb. of meat
1 onion
Salt and pepper
Oil for frying
1 cup of water or tomato juice
Peel the aubergines and slice them. Put them into a colander and sprinkle heavily with salt. Drain well. Mince the meat.

Heat some oil in a frying pan, and when it is smoking hot, fry the aubergines. Drain them well.

Chop the onion and brown it in a little oil, add the meat and fry it. Put half the aubergine slices in a layer at the bottom of a pyrex dish, then the meat, and finish with another layer of the aubergines.

Pour over the water or tomato juice. Put in the oven for 1½-2 hours and cook until dry. Serve.