Zchug - Yemenite Hot Salsa

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Mirj2338

This is a hot salsa that the Yemenite Jews eat with everything. My neighbor always makes tons of it to distribute to all her married children each week (I sometimes wish I were one of them).

Top Review by Laudee

This is a really "snappy" hot salsa. Great flavor and easy to put together. I used pickled jalapeno's and canned diced tomatoes. It's great on fried spuds and want to use it on breakfast burritos. So glad you're sharing Jewish recipes, Mirjam. I love the cuisine even though I can't cook Kosher. Homemade Challa and Bagels are to die for! Thanks so much. Laudee C.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Puree garlic and chiles in food processor, add water if needed.
  2. Add cilantro, then salt, pepper to taste and cumin.
  3. Remove mixture and set aside.
  4. Puree tomatoes in processor then combine the two mixtures.

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