Cookbook:Madbucha (North African Peppers and Tomatoes)

Madbucha (North African Peppers and Tomatoes)
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Madbucha or matbucha is a North African dish of stewed tomatoes and peppers. It can be used as a side dish with meats, as well as put on bread or white rice. There's more then one way to make it, and the following recipe is a family recipe.

Ingredients edit

Procedure edit

  1. Take a pot that is big enough for all of the above ingredients, cover the bottom with oil, and put it on a flame.
  2. When the oil gets hot, add the onion and garlic.
  3. When they start to fry, add the rest of the vegetables and salt.
  4. Mix it up a bit and cover the pot.
  5. Leave it to cook, mixing it every so often, until the level of the liquid is higher than the level of the vegetables.
  6. Drain off most (but not all) the liquid.
  7. Add the tomato paste and the spices.
  8. Mix, and let it cool.

Notes, tips, and variations edit

  • When chopping the peppers, you want them small but not so small that they disappear when cooked.
  • The peppers can be any color, but red is traditional.