Piperade with Indian spices.
Yes presenting a fusion recipe again.
For this week’s bloghop google searched for some French recipes.
There are lots of delicious recipes but this one is tempting and easy to make.
Piperade or Piperrada, from piper is a typical Basque dish prepared with onion, green peppers, and tomatoes sautéd and flavoured with red Espelette pepper. The colours coincidentally reflect the colours of the Basque flag. Wikipedia
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According to the author Traditionally speaking, a Pipérade is a Basque dish colored with onions, peppers, and tomatoes to reflect the Basque flag (red, green, white). Typical additions include egg, garlic or meats such as ham.
Our this week’s 116th #Foodiemonday bloghop theme is Fusion fiesta.
My contribution is this delicious French dish with Indian spices.
This piperade is a specialty from the French Basque country. Bake a few eggs in the onion tomato gravy and you’re in for a treat.
Something like shakshuka. I have already shared an Indian style shakshuka recipe. Get the recipe here.
Recipe is very easy and simple. You have to make a onion tomato gravy and bake it with eggs. I don’t have bell peppers but you can use roasted and chopped bell pepper in it. I have baked the eggs in halogen oven. You can bake in microwave convection or OTG or any oven.
Egg – 3 – 4
Onion – 3 large, sliced
Garlic – 5 – 6, crushed or grated
Tomato – 3 large, pureed
Ginger – 1/2 inch piece, grated
Green chilli – 2 – 3 chopped
Cumin powder – 1/2 teaspoon
Coriander powder – 1/2 teaspoon
Kashmiri red chilli powder – 2 teaspoon
Garam masala powder – 1/4 teaspoon
Black pepper powder – 1/2 teaspoon
Turmeric powder – 1/4 teaspoon
Cilantro or coriander leaves – 2 tablespoon, chopped
Oil – 3 tablespoon
Sugar – 1/2 teaspoon
Salt to taste
Preheat the oven at 200°.
Heat oil in a pan. Add sliced onion, green chilli and garlic. Fry till the onions become translucent.
Add ginger, tomato puree, cumin powder, coriander powder, black pepper powder, garam masala powder, kashmiri red chilli powder, turmeric powder, chopped cilantro, salt and sugar.
Saute till the mixture becomes thick.
Switch off the flame.
Pour the mixture into an ovenproof pan.
Make holes with a spoon for the eggs. Crack the eggs one by one and drop in the holes.
Bake in preheated oven at 200° for 8 – 10 minutes or until the eggs are set.
Garnish with chopped cilantro.
Serve with crisp toast or any Indian bread.
1. You can use bell peppers in the gravy.
2. You can double the gravy by increasing the amount of ingredients.
3. Add chilli according to your spice tolerance.
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