Shakshuka - Eggs poached in spicy tomato sauce.

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: North African
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 237 kcal
Author: Neha Mathur

A middle eastern eggs recipe, this Shakshuka is absolutely delicious to eat.



  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 8-10 cloves Garlic chopped
  • 1 cup Onion chopped
  • 2 cups Tomato chopped
  • 1 cup Bell peppers thinly sliced
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp Red chili powder
  • 1 tsp Roasted cumin powder
  • 2 tsp Honey
  • 1 tsp Dried thyme
  • 7 Eggs
  • Fresh coriander for garnishing


  1. Heat olive oil in a cast iron pan. ( If cast iron pan is not available, use ant other pan. )
  2. Firstly, add garlic and cook till slightly browned.

  3. Now, add onions and fry for a minute.

  4. Next, add tomatoes and bell peppers.

  5. Then, add a cup of water and cook till bell peppers and tomatoes are cooked.

  6. Lastly, add salt, red chili powder, cumin powder, honey and coriander powder.

  7. Cook for 3-4 minutes on high heat.
  8. Add half cup water and cook for a minute.
  9. Break eggs on top.
  10. Simmer the heat and let the eggs cook.
  11. You can cover the pan at this stage.
  12. Garnish with fresh coriander.
  13. Serve with a loaf of bread on the side.
Nutrition Facts
Shakshuka - Eggs poached in spicy tomato sauce.
Amount Per Serving
Calories 237 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 286mg95%
Sodium 130mg6%
Potassium 466mg13%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 2403IU48%
Vitamin C 63mg76%
Calcium 83mg8%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.