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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…

Irio Recipe

The Kikuyu and Meru people both lay claim to this recipe. 1 1/2 cups ripe maize/corn (not dried) 1/2 to 3/4 cup shelled peas 3 medium potatoes 2 Tbsp butter salt pepper Place maize and peas in a pan with…

Easy Curry Recipe

1 onion, chopped 3 Tbsp Oil 2 Tbsp whole wheat flour 2 – 2 1/2 cups water or vegetable stock 2 medium carrots, diced 1 1/2 – 2 cups diced vegetables (celery, green peppers, potatoes, green beans – any combination)…

Dinnertime Recipes

An average Kenyan household generally eats ugali na sukuma wiki or chapati na sukuma wiki. Ugali is a stiff porridge (reminds me of play dough) made out of maize meal (white corn meal). Sukuma wiki is similar to collard greens…

Vegetable Curry Recipe

3 Tbsp vegetable oil 2 medium onions, chopped 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 1/2 Tbsp curry powder 1 tsp turmeric powder 1 tsp whole cumin seeds 1 cup tomatoes, chopped 1 medium head cabbage, chopped 3 medium carrots, diced…

Uji Recipes

Uji is an East African dish eaten for breakfast. It is a thin porridge made from a combination of millet, corn, and/or sorghum flours. This dish is also known as Ogi, Akama, Akamu, Burukutu, Mahewu, Pap, Pito. With the combination…

Uppama Recipe

1 carrot, finely chopped and cooked until soft 1/2 cup peas, cooked until soft 1 onion, finely chopped 2 gloves garlic, finely chopped 2 Tbsp butter, margarine, or oil 1 tsp cumin seeds 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1 bay leaf…