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Kenyan-Style-Goat-Pilau

How to Cook a Kenyan Style Goat Pilau

The best thing about the Kenyan Style Goat Pilau is the perfect marriage of the tender goat meat with the spiced rice. This dish is a burst of flavour and a whole meal in itself. This dish is known to be best cooked by the women of the Kenyan Coastal region, but it’s so simple to make and I’m sure this will be one of those recipes that will be made very often in your home.

Banana-Cake

Banana Cake

The best thing about making a banana cake is how simple it is and yet so delicious. This recipe is also perfect to use up those over ripe bananas and what’s even better is the comforting feeling of coming back home after a long day of work to a slice of this moist banana cake and a cup of tea.

Liver-with-lemon-coriander-rice

Liver with Lemon Coriander Rice

The secret to the perfect liver is not to over cook it. This recipe makes the most delicious liver which I serve with a coriander rice that has a hint of lemon. What a combination!

Chicken-Curry

Chicken Curry

Chicken curry with rice is just comfort food for me. I love the simple flavours in this dish that pair so well with some steamed rice or chapati’s. My recipe is a a Kenyan style chicken curry that is also sometimes referred to as Dhania chicken in a lot of restaurants around Kenya.

Matumbo-Wet-Fry-Tripe

Matumbo Wet Fry (Tripe)

In Kenya, matumbo (tripe) is very affordable and it is actually really delicious if done well. Matumbo wet fry is often served with Ugali. My recipe requires you to boil the matumbo for 3-4 hours or until tender, but if you are in a hurry, you can use a pressure cooker and that will take you less than half an hour.

Mbuzi-choma

Mbuzi Choma (Kenyan Barbecued Goat)

If you have lived in Kenya or visited the country, Mbuzi Choma (barbecued Goat meat) or Nyama Choma is something you must have had at least once. The meat is cooked over an open flame and traditionally served with ugali, kachumbari (a tomato and onion salad) and some salt. You just lightly dip the meat into the salt and enjoy the simple flavours.

Mandazi-ya-maji

Mandazi ya Maji

Some may call it puff puff, mandazi ya kumimina, kaimati without the sugar syrup or even mandazi ya maji. Whatever you want to call it, these little puffed balls of deliciousness are an amazing snack for any time of the day with a nice hot cup of tea.

Fried-Fish-with-Tomato-Gravy-and-Ugali

Fried Fish with Tomato Gravy and Ugali

We Kenyan’s love our fish and why should we not? We get fresh Tilapia fish from Lake Victoria in the Nyanza province. This Fried fish with tomato gravy is served with a Kenyan staple, Ugali. The fish is deep fried until crispy and coated with a thick tomato gravy.

Mkate-wa-sembe

Mkate wa Sembe (Swahili Sponge Cake)

Have you ever heard of Mkate wa Sembe (Swahili words directly translating to bread of maize meal). This bread/cake is a delicious accompaniment for tea time. It is also known as Mkate wa Mayai or a Swahili Sponge Cake.

Easy-Fish-Curry

Easy Fish curry

Craving a curry and craving some fish? This Fish Curry recipe is sure to get everyone to the dinner table early! Serve it with your favourite steamed Basmati Rice and enjoy a super tantalising meal.

Pika Chakula
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