Spicy Kenyan stew with Pilau Masala Rice
Submitted by Donna Gichohi Smith – Ireland.
- 1 lb beef [not ground] i.e..: Cut meat
- 2 carrots
- 2 green peppers
- 4 tomatoes
- 4 onions
- Curry powder
- Black pepper
- ROYCO MCHUZI MIX – you will not find this in the supermarket – but it is available readily on-line and you REALLY do need it for this recipe, I have tried without and you might as well just make beef stew :P)
- Season all , cooking oil, salt
1. Fry the onions that have been chopped until they turn brown (use Cooking oil)
2. Add tomatoes and chopped green pepper
3. Add carrots, black pepper and coriander and Mchuzi mix (how much you add depends on taste – start with a tablespoon)
4. Wash the cut meat and sprinkle it with season all
5. When the carrots have become slightly soft add the cut meat
6. When meat is almost cooking add some curry powder and salt to taste
- 1.5 LB rice (water according to rice)
- 0.5 LB green peas
- 2 tablespoons pilau masala (type of spice, available online)
- 3 onions
- 3 tomatoes
- Cooking oil
1. Wash the rice with cold water
2. Boil the peas until cooked
3. Chop onions and then fry them until they turn slightly brown. Then add tomatoes that have been peeled and cut (you can use chopped toms in a tin if you feel lazy)
4. Boil some of the rice water with the pilau masala until it boils. Add some salt to taste
5. Add the rest of the water to the fried onions and tomatoes
6. Then add the green peas when the water starts boiling and the rice.
Let it cook.
Serve with Chapatti and trust me you will not be disappointed!