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grilled tunisian salade (salata mechouia)

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
hedia jami
normal, IL

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

(2 ratings)
yield 2 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For grilled tunisian salade (salata mechouia)

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

How To Make grilled tunisian salade (salata mechouia)

  • 1
    Recipe 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.
  • 2
    2) 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.
  • 3
    3) Place all the vegetables in a blender or food processor - alternatively strain through a sieve.
  • 4
    4) Gently heat the caraway seeds and oil in a frying pan until fragrant. Then add to the vegetables and whiz to a paste.
  • 5
    5) Chill before serving. Serve in a bowl with quarters of hard boiled eggs, chunks of tuna fish or black olives.

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