South African Chakalaka
4 tablespoons oil
1 large onion, finely chopped
4-5 garlic cloves, crushed
2 tablespoons gingerroot, peeled & grated
3 small chilies, seeded & chopped (or not if you don't want it hot)
2 tablespoons curry powder
1 (14 ounce) can whole canned tomatoes, coarsely chopped
1 green pepper, seeded & chopped
2 carrots, coarsely grated
1 (8 ounce) can pork and beans in tomato sauce
1/2 head cabbage, shredded
salt & pepper, to taste
Heat oil in a large saucepan & sauté onions until soft & transparent.
Add garlic, ginger & chili, cook for a minute or two before
adding curry powder, then cook for another minute to develop flavor.
Add vegetables, bring to the boil then turn down the heat &
simmer gently for about 15-20 minutes or until vegetables are cooked, adding
water if necessary.
Season to taste.