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Tepsi baytinijan (Arabic: التبسي‎) is a popular Iraqi casserole dish[1] consisting of aubergine, which are sliced and fried before placing in a baking dish, accompanied with meatballs, tomatoes, onions and garlic.[2] Potato slices are placed on top of the mixture, and the dish is baked.[3]

Tepsi baytinijan
Place of originIraq
Region or stateIraq
Main ingredientsEggplants, meatballs, tomatoes, potatoes, onions, garlic

The name of the dish comes from Turkish "tepsi patlican" 'eggplant in a baking dish'.

Like many other Iraqi dishes, it is usually served with rice, along with salad and pickles.


  1. ^ Traditional Iraqi 'casserole'- Tepsi Baytinijan Recipe | Recipezaar
  2. ^ The Iraqi Family Cookbook. Kay Karim. 2012. 295 pag. ISBN 0781812887, ISBN 978-0781812887
  3. ^ Al-Rafidayn - Tepsi Baytinijan Archived October 3, 2008, at the Wayback Machine