How to make Spiced Olives and Dried Tomatoes -

Alternate layers of oven dried tomatoes and spicy crushed olives.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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

Spiced Olives and Dried Tomatoes Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

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.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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