RECIPE: Benny Masekwameng's famous chakalaka
The secret ingredient in celebrity chef Benny Masekwameng's braai relish? A tin of baked beans
45ml (3 tbsp) olive oil
1 onion, chopped
1 carrot, grated
2 hot chillies, chopped
5ml (1 tsp) minced garlic
30ml (2 tbsp) hot curry powder
3 tomatoes, grated
1 x 420g can baked beans in tomato sauce
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Heat the oil in a large saucepan over a medium heat, then add the onion, carrot, chilli, garlic and curry powder. Sauté, stirring frequently,until the onion and carrot are cooked down and wilted, about 4 to 5 minutes.
Stir in the tomatoes and bring to the boil.
Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for about 5 minutes.
Stir in the baked beans and seasoning and stir to heat through.
Remove from heat and blend into a puree leaving it a little chunky...