Spicy Moroccan Eggs Recipe
Spicy Moroccan Eggs Recipe is a great exotic breakfast recipe to try on a lazy Sunday morning. Poached eggs in a sauce based on tomatoes, bell peppers spices and onions are divine to taste. This recipe preparation is similar to Shakshouka/Shakshuka which is also a skillet dish. Serve Spicy Moroccan Eggs Recipe for breakfast with a crusty bread like Roti Gambang or Focaccia.
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- 2 teaspoons Olive Oil
- 1 Onion , chopped or thinly sliced
- 3 cloves Garlic , finely chopped
- 1 tablespoon Harissa paste
- 1 tablespoon Coriander Powder (Dhania)
- 1 cup Vegetable stock
- 1 cup Kala Chana (Black Chickpeas) , soaked overnight, boiled and mashed
- 2 cups Tomatoes , fine chopped
- 1/2 cup Yellow Bell Pepper (Capsicum) , finely sliced
- Spinach Leaves (Palak) , a bunch, chopped
- 2 tablespoons Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , chopped
- 3 Whole Eggs , (adjust number to size of pan)
- Salt and Pepper , to taste
How to make Spicy Moroccan Eggs Recipe
To prepare Spicy Moroccan Eggs Recipe, heat the oil in a skillet or omelette pan, and saute the onion and garlic for about 5-6 mins or till it turns golden.
Add the harissa paste and coriander powder and mix well.
Add in the vegetable stock and mashed chickpeas and stir well. Cover the lid, simmer and cook for 5 mins.
Add the chopped tomatoes and bell pepper into the pan, mix well and cook for another 10 mins until the tomatoes are soft and mushy.
Fold in the spinach into the pan and mix well such that everything incorporates well.
Season with some salt and grounded black pepper and add chopped coriander leaves and mix well.
Make 2 to 4 hollows/dents (depending on the size of the skillet and eggs used) in the mixture and break in the eggs.
Cover and cook for another 2 mins till the eggs are nicely poached.
Take off the pan from heat and allow to settle for a minute.
Born and raised in a gastronomic family where cooking is most relied on approximation and eyeballing the ingredients or ratios and proportions for measurements. A physiotherapist by profession who came into blogging almost a year back with a motive to pen down my experience of learning and refining in the journey with food from home and the world beyond, from street food to the fine dining. I live with a motto in life that is 'Life is beautiful if you have good food around'