Explore the Kenyan Cuisine – The Art and Tradition of Cooking Kenyan Food

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“The best Seasoning to food is not how good you do it or how many times you have done it but the Love you put into it” – By the Author

The Kenyan food ranges from incredible varieties of exotic, ethnic and tradition combine...

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Chai ya Tangawizi – Authentic Kenyan Ginger Tea

Chai ya Tangawizi - Kenyan ginger Tea

Chai as they call in Kiswahili to refer Tea is one of Kenyans widely drunken beverage. There are a lot of different ways of doing it. Below is an authentic recipe I learned from my mother to enjoy chai at home!

Karibu Chai

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Sambusa – Samosa

Samosa

Samosa is a triangular-shape savory pastry fried in oil, containing spiced vegetables, ground beef/lamb, ground chicken or fish. In the Kenyan Cuisine, samosas are considered as exotic snacks of all times...

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Supu ya Malenge – Kenyan Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin Soup

In the Kenyan cuisine, Pumpkin is used in various ways; e.g to make soups, as a side dish or as a substitute for potatoes while its soft and tender leaves are used to make the famous mukimo – a Kenyan delicacy.

Here is a simp...

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Mahamri – Coconut & cardamom doughnuts

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Mahamri is a type of doughnut whose special ingredients include Coconut milk and cardamom...

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Mkate wa Maji – Kenyan Pancakes or Crepes

Pancakes

Mkate wa Maji

 

Ingredients

  • 3 cups of wheat flour
  • 2 cups of hot water
  • 1 cup of fresh milk
  • 2-3 eggs
  • ½ cup of brown sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cardamom
  • Ghee or vegetable oil for cooking

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Wali wa Kukaanga – Kenyan Fried Rice

Fried Rice

Ingredients

4 cups cold or warm cooked Rice
4 tablespoon oil for stir frying
2-3 Eggs
1 onion, chopped
2 cloves of garlic, minced
1 handful fresh peas
Salt and pepper to taste
1 fresh tomato for garnishing

Instructions

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Maharagwe ya Nazi – Red Kidney Bean in Coconut Sauce

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 Once you try this simple, rich and delicious recipe at home, you’ll change your method of cooking kidney beans forever! For this is one of my all-time favourite ways of enjoying them! They beautifully go well with Chapati, M...

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Chapati – Flat Bread

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Chapati

Chapati also known as Roti by Indians, is flattered round bread made of white flour.
It is a staple food among the people of east Africa and Asia.
Here is a simple recipes on how to make tasty and soft chapatis as home

Enjoy...

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Ugali/Sima na Sukuma Wiki – Cornmeal mush with Collard Greens

Cornmeal mush with Collard greens / Kale

 Cornmeal mush with Collard greens / Kale

Known as Ugali in Nairobi and upcountry or Sima at the Coast, this starchy simple meal made of maize flour and water is the most common staple food in the local Kenyan cuisine. It is more typically served with Sukuma wiki (...

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Kuku wa Kupaka – Chicken in Coconut Sauce

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kuku wa kupaka

This mouth watering authentic dish is a specialty at the Kenyan coast whereby chicken is cooked in a spicy coconut sauce...

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