Shakshouka | How to make Shakshouka

By Ishika Uppal  |  11th Oct 2016  |  
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About Shakshouka Recipe

Shakshouka is an Iranian breakfast which is very easy to make and tastes yum.

Shakshouka is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Ishika Uppal teaches how to make Shakshouka step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Shakshouka in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 5 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Shakshouka at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Shakshouka takes 10 minutes for the preparation and 30 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Shakshouka is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Shakshouka is a good option for you. The flavour of Shakshouka is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Shakshouka and impress your family and friends.


Ingredients to make Shakshouka

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper diced
  • 4 ripe tomatoes chopped
  • Puree of 2 tomatoes
  • salt as per taste
  • 1 tsp chilli Powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • Pinch of sugar
  • eggs 5
  • Chopped parsley to garnish

How to make Shakshouka

  1. Heat a deep, large skillet on medium.
  2. Slowly warm olive oil in the pan.
  3. Add chopped onion, saute for a few minutes until the onion begins to soften.
  4. Add garlic and continue to saute till the mixture is fragrant.
  5. Add the bell pepper, saute for 5-7 minutes over medium until softened.
  6. Add tomatoes and tomato paste to the pan, stir till blended.
  7. Add spices and sugar, stir well, and allow mixture to simmer over medium heat for 5-7 minutes till it starts to reduce.
  8. Add salt and pepper to taste, more sugar for a sweeter sauce, or more cayenne pepper for a spicier shakshuka.
  9. Crack the eggs, one at a time, directly over the tomato mixture, making sure to space them evenly over the sauce.
  10. Cover the pan. Allow mixture to simmer for 10-15 minutes, or until the eggs are cooked and the sauce has slightly reduced.
  11. Garnish with the chopped parsley.

My Tip:

Adjust the ratio of spices as per your taste.

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