Shak shouka

06 Dec

shakshouka (5)


  1. 2-3 Eggs
  2. 1 Medium onion
  3. 1 large tomato
  4. 1 garlic clove
  5. 1/2 tsp paprika
  6. 1 tbsp tomato paste(if available)
  7. 1/3 tsp cumin powder
  8. Salt to taste
  9. olive oil
  10. Little bit of sugar
  11. handful of chopped cilantro


  1. In a thick bottom saute pan,dribble olive oil and fry chopped onion  and garlic till they are translucent,
  2. to this add tomato and salt,and allow the tomato to get mushy.
  3. Add paprika powder,cumin powder and little bit of sugar,mix well.
  4. Add tomato paste,and 1/2 cup of water and bring to a boil.
  5. Simmer and break individual eggs into the gravy while it is on the stove, make space with ladle before breaking individual eggs so they are spaced out .
  6. Cover it with lit and cook on simmer for 10-15mts or till eggs are cooked.
  7. Garnish with Cilantro,
  8. Serve with rice or roti.
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Posted by on December 6, 2013 in Egg, Other Cultures


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