Chakalaka (South African Vegetable Stir-Fry)

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Enjolinfam

This is a staple food in South Africa as well as other parts. My amaXhosa friend, Ntombizanele Sokupa, gave this recipe to me. She eats this with Pap -Pap (Potatoes and Cornmeal), but says it can also be enjoyed as a side dish with meat or vegemeat or with bread. Thanks Zanele!

Top Review by Gerry

This is a great stir fry - loved the combination of the curry and chili powder. Made as posted, served over rice for a perfect evening meal! Used the green chilies for the extra wow.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Fry the onion and pepper together with oil in a large skillet until the onion is clear.
  2. Add the grated carrots, tomatoes, water, and all the seasonings to your liking and cook for about 15-20 minutes.

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