How to make Spiced Olives and Dried Tomatoes - Alternate layers of oven dried tomatoes and spicy crushed olives.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Green Olives (हरे ऑलिव/जैतून), Tomatoes (टमाटर)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Pickles, Jams and Chutneys

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Spiced Olives and Dried Tomatoes

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Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 3-3.30 hour

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Spiced Olives and Dried Tomatoes Recipe

  • Green Olives pitted 1 cup

  • Tomatoes 4-5 medium

  • Coriander seeds 1 tablespoon

  • Caraway seeds (shahi jeera) 1 teaspoon

  • Sea salt to taste

  • Olive oil 6 tablespoons + for drizzling

  • Fresh red chillies 5-6

  • Red chilli flakes 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh thyme sprigs 5-6

  • Lemon cut into quarters 1/2


Step 1

Preheat oven to 180º C.

Step 2

Dry roast coriander seeds and caraway seeds in a non-stick pan till fragrant.

Step 3

Cut tomatoes into thick strips, discard seeds, arrange them in a baking dish, sprinkle sea salt, drizzle 1 tbsp olive oil. Place the dish in the preheated oven and roast for 3 hours.

Step 4

Crush roasted ingredients in a mortar with a pestle and transfer into a bowl.

Step 5

Roughly chop red chillies, put them in a mortar and lightly crush with the pestle. Add this to the same bowl. Add sea salt and mix well.

Step 6

Lightly crush olives with the pestle on the worktop and put them into the same bowl. Add red chilli flakes, thyme, lemon quarters and 5 tbsps olive oil and mix well.

Step 7

Make alternate layers of the olive mixture and dried tomatoes in a sterilized container till all the ingredients are used up. Drizzle olive oil and serve as required.