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Chakchouka (Shakshouka)

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3 tbsp olive oil
1 onion- chopped
1 cup pepper- thinly sliced
2 cloves garlic- minced
2 cups tomatoes- chopped
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp paprika
salt to taste
4 eggs

Nutritional information

34.34 g
41.68 g
80.65 g
438 mg
2475 mg

Chakchouka (Shakshouka)

  • Eggetarian
    • 30 mins
    • Serves 4
    • Easy



    Chakchouka, also known as shakshouka, is a popular dish in Israel and North African country of Tunisia. It is made of eggs, paprika, cumin, and its taste is amazing, delectable, and delicious. If you love variety in eggs, then you will be fan of this Tunisian recipe. Poached eggs cooked in a tomato broth, chakchouka is a perfect bowl of comfort food that you can rustle up quickly after a tiring long day. It makes a great breakfast dish as well, filled with the goodness of eggs.

    Health Benefits

    Chakchouka houses vital nutrients needed by the body to stay healthy. Its olive oil content means the body will get all the fat it needs to perform its routine metabolic activities at ease and efficiently too. Also, it has onion and garlic. These ingredients are reputed for their antioxidant substances and they help prevent disease inflicting organisms in the environment.

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    How to make Chakchouka

    • Heat oil in a saucepan. Stir in and cook onion, pepper, and garlic for 3 minutes or till everything becomes tender.
    • Add and mix tomatoes, cumin, paprika, salt in a bowl.
    • Pour and stir the tomato mixture into the saucepan. Simmer for 8 minutes uncovered till the tomato mixture is well cooked.
    • Make 4 indentations for eggs in the saucepan and cook the eggs for 5 minutes while the saucepan is covered.
    • Remove, cool down, and serve the Chakchouka at once.


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