Vegetable and Fruits

Vegetables, fruits, salads, chutney and all recipes with vegetables

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…

Mango Pickle – Achali ya Embe

  2 to 3 large green mangos 1 tsp. whole black pepper 1 tsp. whole cumin seeds 12 whole cardamom seeds 2 tsp. turmeric powder 2 tbsp. chopped habanera peppers 1½ tsp. sea salt 1½ cup water 1?3 cup vegetable or olive oil Instructions Wash the mangos and cut into small, thin pieces. Arrange on…

Mango with Pilipili Masala

Pilipili Masala 4 ripe / almost ripe sweet mangos (For cocktail cubes, use 3-4 raw mangos; they don’t have to be very raw, but not almost ripe. 2 tbsp. hot chili powder 2 tsp. table salt 1 tsp. citric acid or 3 tbsp. lime juice In a wide bowl, mix all ingredients except mango. But…

I need Baobab suppliers from Tanzania

There is a request of baobab suppliers from Tanzania. If you are interested please email info@TasteofTanzania.com What is need is (a)Baobab powder and (b) Sweetened and colored baobab snack You have to be ready to send the sample of Baobab. Prove you have proper certificates that allows you to export such products. Provide the price…

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.…

Tanzanian Stir fry Cabbage – Kabeji ya kukaanga

    There are two different types of fried cabbage: one uses tomato paste and the other does not. Just remove the tomato paste from this recipe to try the second type. 1 lb. (½ kg.) chopped cabbage ½ cup chopped onions 1 tbsp. minced garlic 2 tbsp. minced ginger 2 tbsp. tomato paste (optional)…

Jackfruit – Fenesi

I love this fruit so much. It is available here in Phoenix at our local international food market, but it is much cheaper to buy canned jackfruit. Canned jackfruit taste almost the same as fresh. The seeds are boiled or roasted and eaten as a snack. If you love chestnuts then you will love jackfruit…

Amaranth Greens – Mchicha

You will find amaranth recipes in A Taste of Tanzania cookbook coming soon. Amaranth greens (Mchicha) are one of the most consumed vegetables in Tanzania. Amaranth greens are easy to grow, and also very nutritious. It is sad that this healthy vegetable is just starting to be known in America and Europe. Based on nutritiondata.self.com,…

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.