Legumes

Beans, peas, Split peas etc

Fried Yellow split Peas

This is a nice past time snack. Fried yellow split peas is an Indian influence. And this is also an ingredient in chevra (Indian: sold in many stores in Tanzania). Wash 1 cup of yellow split peas   Soak in 3 cups of water for 3 hrs or over night   Then discharge the water…

Swahili beans – Maharage ya Nazi

These beans will change the way you cook your beans forever. Another simple recipe from Tanzania; please use dried-beans, it is not as nice if you used canned beans. Here is the trick of how to cook and store beans for future recipes: Saturday night, soak 4 cups of dried red or kidney beans over…