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Spiced Kidney Beans Recipe

1 cup kidney beans, soaked overnight 1 onion, chopped 2 – 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1 tsp whole cumin seeds 1 tsp oregano 1 tsp salt 1 tsp garlic powder (optional) 1 green pepper, chopped 4 tomatoes, chopped Add the…

Indian Chapati Recipe

1/2 cup white flour 3/4 cup wheat flour 1 tsp salt 1 Tbsp oil 1/4 to 1/3 cup water Mix the flours and salt together well. Add the oil an work it in with your finger tips until the mixture…

Millet Patties Recipe

1/2 cup millet seeds 2 cups boiling water 1/2 cup peanut butter 2 tsp oil or ghee 2 tsp soy sauce 1 small onion, chopped 1/2 green pepper, chopped a few cloves garlic, finely chopped Cook the millet by adding…

Mbaazi Recipe

1 1/2 cups Mbaazi beans (Pigeon Peas) (kidney beans will work) 1 small onion, chopped 1 tsp salt 1 tsp curry powder 1 tsp turmeric 1 large coconut, grate the nut Boil the beans in plenty of water until the beans…

Khitcherie Recipe

1/4 cup mung beans (crushed not whole) 1/4 cup rice 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1 cup water Put ingredients in a pot and boil vigorously until the water is almost gone and the beans and rice are…

Green Gram Curry Recipe

Also known as Moong (Mung) Bean Curry. 1 cup green grams, soaked overnight & simmered for 1/2 hour 3 potatoes, sliced 4 tomatoes, chopped large onion, chopped any vegetables can be added 2 tsp curry powder pinch garlic powder salt Add…

Chana Masaladar Recipe

1/2 cup garbanzos, soaked and cooked until tender 1 Tbsp vegetable oil 1/4 tsp cumin seeds 1/2 tsp turmeric 2 tomatoes, chopped 1 medium onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped piece of ginger, finely chopped salt cayenne pepper lemon…

Beans and Rice Recipe

1 cup beans, any kind, soaked overnight, simmered until almost soft 1 onion, chopped 1 tomato, chopped handful of rice 1 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder pinch of salt pinch of pepper 1 tablespoon sugar Add the…

Sukuma Wiki Recipe

Sukuma Wiki Recipe

An average Kenyan household generally eats ugali na sukuma wiki for dinner. Sukuma wiki is similar to collard greens and usually boiled with some tomatoes and onions. To eat sukuma wiki you do not need any silverware. Use either ugali…

Dry Potato and Pea Sak Recipe

2 boiled potatoes, cut into bite size pieces 1/2 cup boiled peas 1 tsp cumin seeds 3 Tbsp oil 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1 onion, chopped 1 hot pepper, chopped (optional) 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 piece ginger, chopped 1…