This will make six portions. This is for a vegetable alicha but can also be used with meat.
Cook onions and garlic in oil until transparent. Wash and chop vegetables and add them to the onions, lightly browning. Add nutmeg, garlic and cardamom then cook slowly for 30 mins. Season to taste then add chilli, parsley and basil just before serving.


  • 1-1/2 cups vegetable oil
  • 1-1/2 cups red onion (chopped)
  • 1/4 tsp garlic
  • 6 new potatoes, chopped
  • 5 carrots, chopped
  • 1 small cabbage, chopped
  • 6 medium size chilli peppers ( birds eye or baby red if you like it hot, possibly jalapeno if you like it milder ), chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tsp cardamom
  • 2 tsp parsley, chopped
  • 2 tbsp basil, chopped