Cookbook:Sukuma Wiki (East African Greens)

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Sukuma Wiki (East African Greens)
CategoryVegetable recipes
TimePrep: 10 minutes
Cooking: 18 minutes
Total: 28 minutes

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Sukuma wiki is a Swahili dish of cooked kale or collard greens, popular throughout several East African nations like Kenya and Tanzania. It is often served with ugali, a corn-based swallow.


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  1. Heat oil in a medium-sized pot. Add onions and garlic, and stir fry for about 2–3 minutes. Don't let burn.
  2. Stir in the tomato, coriander, curry powder, and paprika. Cook for about 2 minutes.
  3. Stir in the meat and bouillon powder until well-mixed. Cook for at least 5 minutes.
  4. Add the greens, cayenne, and lemon juice. Cook, stirring, for 5–10 minutes until the greens are done.
  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste.