Proteins

Beans, Fish, Meat and etc.

East African Pilau Masala is for everyday cooking

East African pilau masala helps you to cook your rice like a pro, but little is known that pilau masala is not only for pilau rice. You can use your pilau masala for: Biriani: Add paprika, turmeric, coriander and etc. Stews: Taste very nice with chicken, lamb or goat meat. Vegetables: I prefer to add…

Curried Egg Stew – Mchuzi wa mayai

You do not always have to eat meat, egg stew is the best thing close to meat for your protein. This recipe can be served with almost anything.   6 hard boiled and peeled eggs 1/4 cup chopped onions 1 tbsp. minced garlic 1 tsp. minced ginger 1 tbsp. tomato paste 1 cup chopped ripe…

Egg Sandwich – Sandwich ya mayai

No need of mayonnaise, mustard, ketchup, processed sandwich meat and all that mess, just a simple and healthy sandwich. You will need: Stir fry cabbage Sandwich Bread Recipe for Scramble eggs with Tomatoes 4 eggs 1/4 cup chopped onions 1/2 cup chopped tomatoes 1 tbsp. cilantro (optional) 1/2 tsp. salt Chili powder (optional) 3 tbsp.…

Green bananas and ox tail

I have added ox tail in this recipe to help create natural flavor instead of using bouillon. Please do not use plantain, use regular green bananas.

Prawn in Coconut Sauce – Kamba wa nazi

Kamba (Prawns/shrimp) is loved in the coastal region. Shrimps taste better if cooked for just a few minutes on high heat. In the past I preferred fried shrimp only, but shrimp cooked with coconut milk is something that I would advise everyone to try. Believe me; you may never want fried shrimp ever again if…

Simple Beef Stew

This is by request: This recipe was first posted on my previous website a few years ago by me. My mother prepared this recipe a few times when she visited me abroad; she preferred to grate the carrots. The most important thing that she liked was that the meat must have bones to strengthen the…