Shakshuka – a true blend of Middle Eastern flavours

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This popular Mediterranean and Middle Eastern dish is nourishing and full of flavours. You can even experiment with the dish by replacing eggs with veggies or minced meat. Here's your guide to a perfect brunch meal.

Ingredients

3 Eggs
1 Red yellow bell pepper
1 Capsicum
6 Garlic cloves
1 Red onion
Black pepper
Canned tomatoes
Jalape±os
Paprika
Basil
Mint
Salt

Preparation

Heat the vegetable oil in a deep skillet over medium heat
Stir in the garlic, onion, capsicum, and bell pepper; cook and stir until the onion has softened and turned translucent
Add the canned tomatoes, paprika, and jalape±os and stir using the back of a spoon to break up the tomatoes
Simmer for about 25 minutes
Crack an egg into a small bowl, then gently slip the egg into the tomato sauce
Repeat with the remaining eggs
Cook the eggs until the whites are firm and the yolks have thickened but are not hard
If the tomato sauce gets dry, add a few tablespoons of water
Remove the eggs with a slotted spoon, place onto a warm plate
Garnish with mint and basil leaves
Serve with the tomato sauce and pitta bread
(With inputs from chef Biswadeep Das, executive chef at SportsDiner by HangOut)

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