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Chakalaka is a traditional South African dish born in the townships served with bread, pap, samp and stews.

  • Recipe serves4 - 6
  • Preparation time45 minutes
  • Cooking time50 minutes


  • 150ml sunflower oil
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 2 green peppers, diced
  • 20ml hot curry powder
  • 4 large carrots, peeled and grated
  • 6 large tomatoes, grated
  • 2 small red chillies, finely chopped
  • 450g baked beans in tomato sauce
  • 1 KNORR Vegetable Stock Pot
  • 5ml peri peri powder
  • 5ml Aromat


  • Warm the sunflower oil in a pot over a medium heat
  • Add your onions and green pepper and fry until soft then add the curry powder and fry for 1 minute to release the flavor and aroma
  • Add the grated carrots, tomatoes, chilli, beans and KNORR Vegetable Stock Pot and mix thoroughly
  • Allow the mixture to cook for 15 minutes on medium heat
  • Stir the mix every 5 minutes to ensure that it does not stick, and becomes smooth
  • Add the peri peri and Aromat and cook for another 15 minutes