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Chakalaka

Prep Time:

30 MINS

Cook Time:

Serves:

6 Servings

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About the Recipe

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp oil

  • 1 onion, finely chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed

  • 50g ginger, finely grated

  • 2 green birds eye chilies, deseeded and chopped

  • 2 tbsp mild curry powder

  • 1 green pepper, finely chopped

  • 1 red pepper, finely chopped

  • 1 yellow pepper, finely chopped

  • 5 large carrots, (unpeeled but scrubbed and topped and tailed) grated

  • 2 tbsp tomato purée

  • 400g can chopped tomatoes

  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme, leaves only

  • 400g can baked beans

  • Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation

Step 1


Heat the oil and fry the onion until soft and translucent.


Step 2


Add the garlic, chillies and half of the ginger; reserve the other half to add right at the end.


Step 3


Add the curry powder and stir to combine.


Step 4


Add the peppers and cook for another 2 minutes.


Step 5


Add the carrots and stir to make sure they are well combined with the other ingredients and coated in the curry powder.


Step 6


Add in the tomato paste and tomatoes and stir.


Step 7


Cook for 5-10 minutes until the mixture is well combined and slightly thickened.


Step 8


Remove from the heat and add the baked beans, fresh thyme and remaining ginger and stir to combine. Serve hot or cold.





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