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Fried Cabbage Pancakes and Onion Sauce

Fried Cabbage Pancakes and Onion Sauce Zambia is a landlocked African country and has one of the highest levels of urbanization in Africa with densely populated areas in the central zones particularly around the cities of Lusaka, Ndola, Kitwe, and Mufulira. With space at a premium in the cities, besides corn and beans, cabbage has many simple recipes in the everyday lives of Zambians.

Fried Cabbage Fritters.

Fried Cabbage Pancakes Recipe.


1 can black eyed peas washed and drained.
2 cups cooked shredded cabbage.
1 cup all-purpose flour.
1 large egg.
1/4 cup finely chopped onion.
1/2 magi cube.
Vegetable oil for frying.


Mix all ingredients well, roll into small size balls, flatten and fry on both sides until golden brown. Drain on paper towels, cool and sprinkle with a little salt if desired. Serve warm with our onion sauce recipe below. 

Fresh organic onions for onion sauce.

Onion Sauce for Fried Cabbage Pancakes. 

2 tablespoons vegetable oil. 
4 cups thinly sliced onions. 
Salt and pepper to taste. 
2 cups vegetable stock.
1 teaspoon all purpose flour 

In a saucepan, over medium heat, add the oil. When the oil is hot, add onions. Season with salt and pepper. Saute for about 10 to 12 minutes, or until caramelized. Add the flour to the stock, mix well. Add the stock and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium low and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from the heat and puree until smooth.

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