Chakalaka, the Shebeen Queen


That Recipe on my Mind | Johannesburg, South Africa



Chakalaka Recipe


¼ cup cooking oil
1 medium onion diced
1-2 teaspoon curry powder
1-teaspoon cayenne pepper
1-2 tomatoes
3-4 cups sliced cabbage
1 Chili peppers diced seeds removed for less heat
1 large carrot grated on the large side or sliced thinly
1 medium green pepper, diced
1 medium red pepper, diced
1 14 ounce baked beans

How to prepare:

In a large saucepan or Dutch oven, heat oil over medium heat.
Add onion, give it a minute or two,
Stir in all the spices;, curry, cayenne pepper, thyme- continue stirring for about a minute to let the flavors bloom. Then add tomatoes, bell peppers, carrots and cabbage
Simmer for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally to prevent burns.
Finally add baked beans,  Continue cooking for about 2-3 minutes.
Serve warm