chapati and chakalaka.


Chakalaka is a South African dish comprising of baked canned beans, grated carrots, tomatoes, green and red bell peppers, onions, curry powder, garlic and ginger paste. 
Very tasty. 



  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3/4 cup hot water (140°)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil


  • In a large bowl, combine the flours, salt and garlic powder. Stir in water and oil. Turn onto a floured surface; knead 10-12 times. Divide dough into 10 portions. On a lightly floured surface, roll each portion into a 6-in. circle.
  • In a large cast-iron or heavy skillet skillet, cook breads over medium heat until lightly browned, 1 minute on each side. Keep warm.
  • Credit: Eric Muriuki Kinyua

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