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Kenya (3)

Chicken Curry Recipe – Kenyan style (Kenya)

Yield: 4-6 servings

Ingredients

4 lbs chicken, skinned and cut into pieces
3 cups water
Ground white pepper
Salt
1 medium onion, finely chopped
2 tbsp vegetable oil
6 tomatoes, skinned and chopped
Pinch garam masala
Pinch ground coriander
½ tsp ground black pepper
½ tsp ground nutmeg
½ tsp ground turmeric
½ tsp ground ginger
½ tsp ground cayenne pepper
½ tsp ground cumin
4 garlic cloves, crushed

Directions

Rub salt, pepper, and garlic into the chicken pieces and roast them in the oven at 350°F until golden brown. Cook the onions in the oil over high heat until crisp. Remove the onions and mash them. Add the tomatoes, spices and water. Cook until thick. Add the chicken pieces, garlic, and the mashed onions.

Simmer all until cooked through, about 20 minutes. Serve with rice.

http://www.kenya-information-guide.com/kenya-recipes.html

Link to My Post on Kenya:  https://theworldfrommykitchen.wordpress.com/2014/11/09/kenya/

Cuisine:  Kenyan

Main Ingredient:  Chicken 

Kenyan Rice Pilau (Kenya)

Yield: 6 servings

Ingredients

1 pound goat, mutton or beef cubes
4 garlic cloves
Salt
9 cardamom pods
4 tbsp vegetable oil
1 large onion, chopped
3 cups rice
10 whole black peppercorns
8 whole cloves
8 cinnamon sticks
1 tsp ground ginger
¼ cup cumin seed powder
4 small tomatoes
6 cups water

Directions

Boil the meat in salted water until tender. Crush the garlic and cardamom together with 2tbsp water using a mortar and pestle. Sautee the onion until it is golden brown. Add the rice, meat, garlic and cardamom mixture, peppercorns, cloves, cinnamon, ginger and cumin seed powder.

Cook covered over medium heat until all are nicely brown, about 10 minutes. Add the tomatoes. Cook and stir until the tomatoes are thoroughly cooked down to the consistency of a sauce.

Add the 6 cups water to the rice mixture, bring to a boil and then cook over very low heat, (while covered) for another 15-20 minutes, until all water is absorbed and the rice is cooked through. Serve with kachumbari.

http://www.kenya-information-guide.com/kenya-recipes.html

Link to My Post on Kenya:  https://theworldfrommykitchen.wordpress.com/2014/11/09/kenya/

Cuisine:  Kenyan

Main Ingredient:  Rice

Kachumbari Salad (Kenya)

Yield: 6 servings

Ingredients

4 medium tomatoes, sliced
2 medium onions, finely chopped, washed with salted water, and drained
½ cup fresh squeezed lime or lemon juice
1 cup finely chopped cilantro, Dhania or parsley
3 grated carrots

Directions

Arrange the tomatoes on a serving platter with onions on top. Sprinkle the parsley (or cilantro) over the top. Place the grated carrots to one side. Splash the lemon juice over all.

Do not toss. Serve cold with nyamachoma or pilau.

http://www.kenya-information-guide.com/kenya-recipes.html

Link to My Post on Kenya:  https://theworldfrommykitchen.wordpress.com/2014/11/09/kenya/

Cuisine:  Kenyan

Main Ingredient: Tomatoes

Kenya on map of Africahttp://www.activityvillage.co.uk/kenya-on-map-of-africa

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