Patlıcan kebap or patlıcan kebabı, a.k.a. islim kebabı is an eggplant and meat stew from the Turkish cuisine. It is made with veal or mutton. The aubergines are first sliced and fried in oil. The meat is sauteed separately. Then the meat pieces are wrapped in fried eggplant slices and joined together with a toothpick. This is decorated with tomato and/or green bellpepper slices. Then the meal is put into an oven and cooked until the meat is tender. The juice is richened by the addition of some diluted salça (very concentrated tomato paste of Turkey).
- Sennur Sezer; Adnan Özyalçıner (1995). İstanbul'un taşı-toprağı altın: eski İstanbul yaşayışı ve folkloru. Altın Kitaplar Yayınevi. ISBN 978-975-405-518-4.