Cook The Colorful Shakshouka Egg For Breakfast

Cook The Clourful Shakshouka Egg For Breakfast

Have you ever tried or eaten a Jewish dish. If no then here is the one for you. The dish is Shakshouka Egg, which is made with poached eggs in a tomato sauce, with the sautéed vegetables in spices such as cumin and peppers. It is a vegetable egg-based dish and got famous when some Jews went to Iran and made this dish there, and from there, it gained popularity. It is prepared differently in every country with its local ingredients.

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This dish is famous in Spain, Turkey, Tunisia, and Iran. Shakshouka egg is a quick and easy-to-make recipe that can be eaten during breakfast and can be served with toasted bread. If you are a vegetarian but want to try this dish, then you can add paneer (cottage cheese) in place of eggs. So, your wait is over now, here is the shakshouka egg recipe.

Per serving of Shakshouka egg contains 177kcal.

Carbohydrates 3.2g

Protein 8.2g

Fat 14.9g

Prepare time: 10 min
Cook: 15-20 min
Ready in: 25-30 min



Tomato Puree
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  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 3 medium tomatoes, diced
  • 2 medium capsicum, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp degi red chilli powder
  • Salt to taste
  • ¼ tsp sugar
  • 1 cup fresh tomato puree
  • Water
  • ½ cup grated cheese
  • 3-4 eggs
  • ½ tsp olive oil


For Garnish

  • Fresh coriander leaves
  • Spring onion, chopped
  • A pinch of degi red chilli powder



Cook The Clourful Shakshouka Egg For Breakfast
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  1. Heat oil in a pan and add garlic, ginger and sauté it well.
  2. Now add onion and sauté it well.
  3. Then add capsicum and toss everything.
  4. Add degi red chilli powder, turmeric powder, tomatoes, and green chillies and mix it properly.
  5. Then add salt and sugar to it and mix it well.
  6. After it adds fresh tomato puree, mix it and add little water and cook for 5 minutes.
  7. Now, with the help of a wooden spoon, make pockets in the sauce.
  8. Then add grated cheese into each pocket and crack the egg into each pocket.
  9. Cover the pan and cook for 5-8 minutes until it is cooked properly.
  10. Drizzle some olive oil on top of it.
  11. Transfer it into a nice platter and garnish it with fresh coriander leaves, spring onion and sprinkle some red chilli powder.

Serve it immediately and enjoy this super amazing and healthy shakshuka.