How to make Spicy Green Olives -

Green olives picked with fresh and dried mixed herbs.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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

Main Ingredients : Green olives (हरे ऑलिव/जैतून), Fennel seeds (saunf) (सौंफ)

Cuisine : Italian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Spicy Green Olives

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Italian cuisine has developed through centuries of social and political changes, with roots stretching to antiquity.  Italian cuisine is simple and a number of dishes having only four to eight ingredients.  They rely mostly on the quality of ingredients rather than elaborate preparation.
Noteworthy changes in Italian cuisine happened with the discovery of the New World and the introduction of potatoes, tomatoes, bell peppers and maize, which are now an integral part of this cuisine.  Italian cuisine is known for its regional diversity each with a distinct taste.  This cuisine today is probably one of the most popular in the world.

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 0-5 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Spicy Green Olives Recipe

  • Green olives with seeds 250 grams

  • Fennel seeds (saunf) 1 tablespoon

  • Black peppercorns 2 teaspoons

  • Fresh rosemary 3-4 sprigs

  • Fresh thyme 3-4 sprigs

  • Fresh oregano 3-4 sprigs

  • Garlic cloves 15-16

  • Crushed red chillies 1 teaspoon

  • Dried mixed herbs 1 teaspoon

  • Extra virgin olive oil 4 tablespoons

  • Sea salt to taste



Step 1

Give a small slit on the olives. Dry roast fennel seeds and peppercorns in a non-stick pan till fragrant. Cool slightly, crush them in a mortar with a pestle and put into a bowl.

Step 2

Chop fresh rosemary, thyme and oregano finely and put into the bowl. Add the olives.

Step 3

Crush garlic cloves and add. Add crushed red chillies and dried mixed herbs and mix.

Step 4

Heat extra virgin olive oil slightly.

Step 5

Add sea salt to the olives and mix well. Pour the warm olive oil over them and mix well.

Step 6

Transfer the mixture into a bottle and let them marinate for 3-4 days before serving.
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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.