grilled tunisian salade (Salata Mechouia)

hedia jami


it's spicy you can use sweet peppers...but its really delicious with hot peppers


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15 Min
15 Min


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: ½ tsp
caraway seeds, whole
250 g
red pepper
100 g
red chilli :
garlic : 2 cloves
5 Tbsp
olive oil

How to Make grilled tunisian salade (Salata Mechouia)


  • 1Recipe Method:
    1) Grill the red peppers until the skins are blackended. If you have a gas stove you can char the skins over one of the rings. Set aside then peel and core when they are cool enough to handle.
  • 22) Meanwhile place the chilli, garlic and tomatoes in a roasting dish and roast in a hot oven until the garlic is soft. You can remove the skins from the tomatoes and de-seed the chilli at this point if you wish.
  • 33) Place all the vegetables in a blender or food processor - alternatively strain through a sieve.
  • 44) Gently heat the caraway seeds and oil in a frying pan until fragrant. Then add to the vegetables and whiz to a paste.
  • 55) Chill before serving. Serve in a bowl with quarters of hard boiled eggs, chunks of tuna fish or black olives.

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About grilled tunisian salade (Salata Mechouia)

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Mediterranean
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy

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