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Masai Mara Dip ©

November 5, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

A wonderfully rich in flavours Kenyan dip!

 

Masai Mara Dip ©

 

 

8 Persons

 

Preparation time : 30 minutes

 

 

Ingredients

4 large red peppers
300 ml olive oil
6 garlic cloves thinly sliced or crushed
75 g walnuts or almonds, lightly toasted in frying pan
75 g fresh white breadcrumbs
juice of 2 lemons
2 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp finely chopped red chilli
2 tsp  brown sugar
salt & pepper

Pita Bread Toasted

 

Method

  1. Wash peppers, cut in half longways and remove core and seeds. Place flesh side up in lined oven tray.
  2. Peel garlic and slice. Place 100 ml of olive oil in cup and garlic.
  3. Pour the oil and garlic over pepper halves and place under the grill.
  4. Grill on both sides until lightly blistered and charred.
  5. Remove from oven and cover immediately with tin foil, closing it tightly to keep heat in. Leave for 15 minutes.
  6. 6. Remove tin foil and peel off skin. It should come away easily, if not cover for longer.
  7. Place in blender with grated bread crumbs and the rest of your ingredients.
  8. Pulse until just blended.
  9. Serve in suitable bowl with hot pita bread!

 

 

Masai Mara Dip ©

This is what you are aiming for.

Masai Mara Dip ©

Wash and drain peppers.

Masai Mara Dip ©

Remove the core with a sharp knife and the seeds.

Masai Mara Dip ©

Peel and slice garlic.

Masai Mara Dip ©

Measure a third of the oil into a cup and add garlic.

Masai Mara Dip ©

Place pepper halves on lined baking tray, flesh upwards and drizzle over evenly oil and garlic.

Masai Mara Dip ©

Place under grill and cook until lightly charred.

Masai Mara Dip ©

Turn over and repeat.

Masai Mara Dip ©

Remove from oven and cover tightly with tin foil.

Masai Mara Dip ©

Leave for 15 minutes to sweat.

Masai Mara Dip ©

Boil almond or walnuts in water to remove skin.

Masai Mara Dip ©

Place in saucepan with a little oil to brown.

Masai Mara Dip ©

 

Masai Mara Dip ©

Remove crusts and grate bread on grater.

Masai Mara Dip ©

Squeeze lemon juice.

Masai Mara Dip ©

Remove tin foil from peppers and peel.

Masai Mara Dip ©

Once peeled this is what peppers should look like.

Masai Mara Dip ©

Add the rest of your ingredients.

Masai Mara Dip ©

Place in blender and pulse very little, until just blended.

Masai Mara Dip ©

End result! Serve with hot pita bread!

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. November 5, 2018 5:09 pm

    This will be perfect for the upcoming holiday season! Thanks for the great recipe. I’m following your blog for more 🙂 I recently made carrot cake with cream cheese frosting, and it was delicious, so I highly recommend it 🙂
    https://thesweetworldsite.wordpress.com/2018/10/10/carrot-cake/

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