Ema Datsi (chilli-cheese)

12:30 pm on 1 November 2014


  • 10 green chillies
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1 potato peeled
  • one red onion
  • 20 green beans (or round beans or any green vegetable, asparagus works really well)
  • 150-200g of blue cheese
  • salt


Slice the potato into slices and add to a saucepan.

Cut the chillies in half and remove the tops (leave seeds) Cut the beans in half (slice lengthways up the middle) Add 3 cloves of garlic Place all the ingredients in the saucepan and cover with water.

Add salt to taste (1tsp)

Partially cover with lid and cook for 15-20 minutes until potato is soft and the water has nearly evaporated Crumble in the blue cheese (150-200g) Let cheese melt, mix through with the vegetables Serve on basmati rice

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