Tavche Gravche (Macedonian language Тавче гравче ; beans in a skillet) is traditional Macedonian dish. It involves boiling the beans first and then mixed with onion, peppers, tomato, oil, flour and various spices baked in a pottery saucepan.
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- 500 g of white beans
- 1 onion
- 1 red paprika
- 100 ml of cooking oil
- 2 – 3 pieces of red dry capsicum
- pepper, salt, plain flour, parsley, mint
- Wash the beans and leave them to stay in water over night.
- After that cook them till it starts boiling, drain the beans and put them in another pot of hot water.
- Then add chopped onion (½ of it) and capsicum.
- Continue to cook it till the beans are soft but integral.
- If there is too much water left, drain the beans.
- Fry the chopped onion (the other ½) and paprika with one spoon of plain flour in cooking oil and then add this to the beans.
- Put everything in a pottery saucepan and then pour some parsley, mint, pepper and salt on it.
- Put the saucepan in oven and bake for a while (the beans shouldn’t be too dry).