Spiced lemon sauce

Preparation info
  • Makes

    1.3 litres

    • Difficulty


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By Christine Manfield

Published 1999

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This tangy, rich sauce can be served with livers, a variety of poultry dishes, Spiced Chicken Sausages or with a strongly flavoured fish that has been baked with Chermoula. I use it in a chicken hotpot, too.


  • 6 tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 50 ml vegetable oil


Preheat oven to 200°C and roast tomatoes in a baking tray for 20 minutes. Dry-roast cumin seeds over gentle heat until fragrant. Cool, then gr