Green Bean Curry Jaffles – South African campfire pies
Simply fill the jaffles with your favourite filling and place them in the jaffle irons. Toast on a fire or gas stove to perfection and enjoy!
Do you remember the colourful bazaars of the 80s? Then you would recall the popularity of jaffles at these food festivals. This Green Bean Curry Jaffles recipe revives this nostalgic tradition. It may even make you long for the “good old days”.
Jaffles are a very versatile meal as you can fill it with any filling you desire. This recipe makes use of green beans curry as as green beans are such a fresh veggie bursting with nutritional goodness and flavour. And then a delicious curry spice mix have been added to make the Green Bean Curry Jaffles unforgettable.
After filling the jaffles with your favourite filling, simply place the jaffles in the jaffle irons and toast on a fire or gas stove to perfection. Enjoy our South African campfire pie!
Green Bean Curry Jaffles RecipeCourse: Starter, MainCuisine: South AfricanDifficulty: Easy
½ kg green beans, cut into ½-inch pieces
1 potato, diced
1 tomato, diced
1 big onion, chopped
1 teaspoon garlic
⅓ teaspoon cumin seeds
1 sprig curry leaves
1 teaspoon red curry powder
½ teaspoon turmeric powder
2 tablespoons cooking oil
salt to taste
- Preheat a large sauté pan and add oil. On medium heat sauté the cumin seeds and curry leaves.
- Add the onions and fry till soft and partly brown. Add the garlic, turmeric powder and red curry powder and give it a good mix.
- Add the diced tomato and allow it to reduce.
- Add the green beans and diced potato, salt and a cup of water. Allow it to simmer on medium heat for about 10 minutes or until the beans and potato are tender.
- Filling the jaffle
- Butter 2 slices of sandwich bread on the outside to prevent sticking and place the green bean curry filling on the inside of the sandwich.
- Place the filled the sandwich in the jaffle irons and press together to close the irons. Remove pieces of bread protruding on the sides of the closed irons and roast on a fire or gas stove.
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