Chakalaka is a traditional South African vegetable relish that goes well with bread, stews, meat, and other dishes. This post will teach you how to make it quickly and easily.
- 3 tbsp oil
- 1 onion finely chopped
- 2 cloves garlic crushed
- 50 g ginger finely grated
- 2 tbsp mild curry powder
- 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
- 400 g can chopped tomatoes
- 2 sprigs fresh thyme leaves only
- 400 g can baked beans
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Heat the oil in a pan over medium heat. Then add the onion and cook until it is translucent and softened.
- Combine the garlic, ginger, and curry powder in a mixing bowl. To combine, stir everything together.
- Mix in the peppers. Cook for another 2 minutes.
- Mix in the carrots. Stir everything together and make sure it’s all coated in curry powder.
- Toss in the tomatoes and tomato paste. To combine, stir everything together.
- Cook for 5-10 minutes. The mixture should be well combined and slightly thickened.
- Baked beans and fresh thyme are optional. Cook for 5 minutes.
- Turn off the heat. It can be served either hot or cold.
- Category: Dinner
- Method: None
- Cuisine: African
- Serving Size: 6 servings
- Calories: 200kcal
- Sugar: 6g
- Sodium: 412mg
- Fat: 8g
- Saturated Fat: 1g
- Unsaturated Fat: 0g
- Trans Fat: 0g
- Carbohydrates: 28g
- Fiber: 7g
- Protein: 5g
- Cholesterol: 4mg
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