| Prick the aubergines with a fork and place on a baking tray. Bake in the oven at 180C (350F) for 30 minutes or until tender. When the aubergines are cooked, remove the skin while hot.
Puree the flesh in a food processor with the garlic, oil, pomegranate juice, paprika and chili. Leave to cool, then serve with pita bread.