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Traditional African Food

Teff Injera Bread With Carrot-Ginger Chutney

Teff Injera Bread with Carrot-Ginger Chutney Recipe Introduction A traditional injera batter may ferment for days, but this streamlined version comes together quickly. Yogurt adds sourness, while the club soda creates bubbles for a lighter batter. To use the same amount of whole wheat flour in place of teff flour, add 1/2 cup water to the batter; the characteristic tangy flavor may be subdued. Yield: 14 servings (serving size: 1 flatbread

Grilled Chambo Fish Recipe | Malawi Fish

Grilled Chambo Fish Recipe Grilled Chambo Fish – This is a superb recipe, which is in great abundance in Malawi, Africa. It is commonly served with Starch Staple Nsima and Ndiwo dishes, which are delicious dishes frequently served around Malawi. Apart from Malawi’s recipe, Malawi boasts hosting the greatest number of fish species than any other fresh water lake across the world, within its territory Introduction “Don’t complicate cooking the

Namibian Venison Recipe | African Game Meat

Namibian Venison Recipe Good venison can be sampled all over Southern Africa, but Namibians will insist that the very best gemsbok, kudu, zebra, warthog, ostrich and springbok is to be found at restaurants and game lodges across their country. Namibian cuisine shows strong German and South African influences, with traditional German delicacies such as sausages, cured meats, sauerkraut and Eisbein rubbing shoulders with South-African style potjiekos, biltong and braaivleis. Try

How To Make Bunny Chow | Bunny Chow Recipe

How To Make The Best Bunny Chow, South African Style! In South Africa, we have the usual collection of generic international street food like hamburgers, fried chicken, or fish and chips, but here and there you will find some truly South African food being sold on the streets. Uputhu, a stiff maize porridge, is commonly sold to commuters with a ladleful of stew. Boerewors rolls (spicy South African sausage, barbecued

Egyptian Moussaka | Recipe For Moussaka

Recipe For Moussaka – A Traditional Classic Egyptian Layered Dish!   Introduction This is a popular dish in the eastern Mediterranean. Servings – 5 Preparation Time – 1.5 hours   Ingredients 1 kg eggplant , sliced. 2 green peppers. 2 onions. 4 tomatoes. 2 garlic cloves, crushed. 1/3 kg minced meat. 4 tablespoons vegetable oil. 3 tablespoons tomato paste. Salt and pepper.   Directions Preparing meat In a pan, heat 2

Shisa Nyama | South African Barbequed Meat

Quick Shisa Nyama Boerewors   Introduction The trick to Shisa Nyama is to baste frequently with the marinade during cooking.  This contains the hydrated spices and these will impart flavour during the cooking process. When marinating be careful when including acidic ingredients such as lemon juice, vinegars or chutney – these can cause the meat to change colour and texture.   Ingredients 4 x 30 cm Long Pieces of Boerewors

Tanzania Coconut Fish Curry | Samaki Wa Nazi

Tanzania Coconut Fish Curry – Samaki Wa Nazi Introduction The Tanzanian name for Coconut Fish Curry is Samaki Wa Nazi. Tanzania, formerly called Tanganyika, is on the east coast of Africa, and is home to Mount Kilimanjaro, as well as many tropical beaches and great lakes which provide an abundance of interesting fish perfect for fiery recipes such as this. This recipe for Tanzanian Coconut Fish Curry serves/makes: 6 Ingredients 2 pounds

Mapopo | Papaya| Zimbabwe Candy Recipe

Mapopo (Papaya Candy) Recipe from Zimbabwe   Introduction Mapopo is a traditional Zimbabwean recipe for a classic sweet (candy) made of papaya that’s candied in sugar and which is dusted with icing sugar before serving. Cooking Time: 15 Minutes   Ingredients 1 papaya (approximately 1 pound) 2 cups sugar Lemon peel, grated ½ teaspoon mint, dried or fresh   Directions – Peel the papaya and wash well. – Slice into

Kashata | Swahili Shredded Coconut Snacks

Kashata – Swahili Shredded Coconut Snacks   Introduction A “kashata” is a snack that’s a cross between a candy and a cookie. Kashatas are a popular snack of Swahili origin. This snack is found mostly in Eastern Africa. Kashata are usually made with peanuts or grated coconut, or both. They are cooked either on the stove or over a fire. They are often brightly colored and cut into either square or diamond shapes. While I was still in

Piri Piri Chicken | Piri Piri Chicken Recipes

Piri Piri Chicken Recipe Introduction Piri piri chicken is a spicy dish with roots in both Africa and Portugal. The dish was created in Angola and Mozambique when Portuguese settlers arrived with chile peppers (known as piri-piri in Swahili). Timing note: The chicken needs to marinate for at least four hours before being grilled. Serving: 2 to 4   Ingredients Glaze: 3 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro 2

Sweet Potato Biscuits | Mbatata Biscuits

Mbatata Biscuits (Sweet Potato Biscuits) – Traditional Malawian Cookie!   Introduction Mbatata Biscuits (Sweet Potato Biscuits) is a traditional Malawian recipe for a classic biscuit (cookie) made with mashed sweet potatoes and flavoured with cinnamon. The full recipe is presented here and I hope you enjoy this classic Malawian version of: Sweet Potato Biscuits (Mbatata Biscuits). Preparation time: less than 30 minutes Cooking time: approximately 35 minutes Serves: 4  

Meat Pie | Nigerian Meat Pie Recipe

Nigerian Meat Pie Recipe Introduction Nigerian meat pies which are very similar to Jamaican beef patties are considered snacks in Nigeria. The pies are traditionally filled with meat, carrots and potatoes but more vegetables can be added. Here a simple recipe of meat pies that you are going to love.   Ingredients For the filling you will need: 300g of ground meat 1 onion, sliced 2 garlic gloves, crushed 1

Smoked Fish Stew | African Fish Stew

African Smoked Fish Stew Introduction This African smoked fish stew is a favorite among Ghanaian and Guinean. It is a very famous stew over there, people from Guinea love this soup (or stew) not only for its good taste but also for its simplicity during the cooking process. It is usually serve with rice but you can serve it with anything you want. The stew is usually very spicy but the

Slow Cooker Chicken Marrakesh | Slow Cooker Chicken

Slow Cooker Chicken Marrakesh Introduction Here is the total time it takes to successfully make a slow cooker chicken marrakesh: Minutes to Prepare: 25 Minutes to Cook: 240 Number of Servings: 6 Ingredients 1 onion, sliced 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 large carrots, peeled & diced 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled & diced 1 (15 oz can) garbanozo beans, drained 2 lbs skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into 2-in pieces