South African Chakalaka Recipe 🍛

Updated: Oct 19

This is my FAVORITE South African dish and it's very easy to make!!! You won't be able to stop making yummy noises while eating this:) Watch us make this recipe LIVE at our Free Plant-Based Cooking Class!👩‍🍳

What you need:

  • 5 oz onions

  • 2 garlic cloves

  • 2 cm piece fresh ginger, peeled

  • 2 carrots

  • 1 green bell pepper

  • 2 fresh green chilies, de-seeded

  • 1 oz olive oil

  • 2 oz tomato paste (no salt added)

  • 1 tsp paprika

  • 1 tbsp curry powder

  • 1 ripe tomato, cut into pieces (3 cm)

  • 2 pinches ground black pepper

  • 15 oz can of baked beans (with sauce)

  • optional sides: bread or rice

Try it yourself:

  1. In my robot chef or in a food chopper, finely chop the garlic, onions, ginger, carrots, bell pepper and chillies.

  2. If not using my robot chef transfer to pot on stove and add olive oil, tomato paste, paprika, & curry powder then cook approx. 5 min/212°F.

  3. Add tomato & black pepper then cook approx. 15 min/212°F.

  4. Add baked beans and cook approx. 3 min/212°F. Serve warm or cold with optional sides.

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