Lamb and eggplant stew combine two traditional Lebanese ingredients into a tasty stew. Warming and super flavoursome, this is the dish the Rice Kitchen crew crave the most when the weather gets cooler. Traditionally, Vietnamese people wouldn't have much meat to add to the dish, but the rich and savoury flavour of the stew made the vegetables and tofu so tasty with rice that it didn't matter. 1 large eggplant, cut into 1 1/2 inch cubes 6 tbsp olive oil, divided 1 … Place in a big bowl covered with water and stir in 2 teaspoons … Cà bung is a light peasant dish served in Vietnam. Tangy, sweet tomatoes with silky eggplant and cinnamon spiced meat make for a delicious dish any night of the week. Cut eggplant into 1/2 inch thick half-moons or into bite-sized pieces ( see photos). This eggplant beef stew is an easy Middle Eastern dish that you can make in an Instant Pot, slow cooker or on the stove. Warm spices such as nutmeg and cinnamon turn this savory lamb stew into something truly special. Ingredients.