January 23, 2018
Galayat bandura is a popular dish which can be found served for breakfast, lunch or dinner, as hot mezza or main course. “Galayat” is the Arabic word for “skillet,” so the name literally translated would be “skillet of tomatoes.”
1 lb ( ½ kg) tomatoes
4 garlic cloves
¼ C. olive oil
¼ C. pine nuts
2 green chili peppers
1 t. salt
Saute the pine nuts in oil until light brown. Remove from oil and reserve as garnish.
Chop tomatoes and chilies finely.
Slice garlic and sauté in the same oil until light brown. Add tomatoes, chilies and salt.
Bring to a boil. Boil for 5 minutes, stirring constantly.
Reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes.
Pour into shallow serving dish and garnish with pine nuts.