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Welcome to our African Food Love blog, where we take you on a culinary journey through the rich and diverse flavors of the continent. From the spicy stews of North Africa to the colorful and aromatic dishes of West Africa, we aim to showcase the unique ingredients and cooking techniques that make African cuisine so special. Through our blog, we'll share recipes, stories, and cultural insights that will transport you to the heart of the African kitchen. Whether you're a seasoned foodie or a curious beginner, we invite you to join us on this adventure and discover the many tastes of Africa.

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Air Fryer Black Eyed Pea Dumpling Stew

Black-eyed pea dumplings are air-fried dough filled with spices and ground black-eyed peas that is super simple to prepare eaten with potato stew.

Black-eyed pea dumplings are a small amount of soft dough that is air-fried and served with potato veggie stew. How do you make Black-eyed pea dumplings from scratch? Easy just ground black-eye peas with vegetable broth, and spices until a soft dough is formed and place into the air-fryer. The full recipe directions and ingredients are found here.

Black eyed pea dumplings dough

Ingredients for Potato Vegetable Stew.

2 white potatoes cut into cubes

2 large onions, diced

2 large tomatoes, diced

1 small eggplant, peeled and diced

3 medium carrots, diced

1 medium sweet potato cut into cubes

1 hot pepper, chopped

1 bay leaf

Salt to taste

4 cups water

Air Fryer Black Eyed Pea Dumplings Potato Stew

Directions for Potato Vegetable Stew.

Add all ingredients to a large lidded pot simmer 25 minutes.

Ingredients for Air Fryer Black Eyed Pea Dumplings.

1 ¼ cups dry black-eyed peas

1/4 cup all-purpose flour

1 tablespoon ground parsley flakes

1 cup vegetable broth

1 teaspoon salt

Air Fryer Black Eyed Pea Dumplings

Directions for Air Fryer Black Eyed Pea Dumplings.

In a large food processor grind black-eyed peas, flour salt, and parsley, while slowly adding water; until soft dough forms. Roll equally sized medium black-eyed peas dumplings into the air-fryer vegetable stew, spray with vegetable oil and bake for 10 minutes. Serve air-fryer black eyed pea dumplings with potato stew.

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African Food Love recipe secrets for kitchen success.

Simple Cooking Tips

Make sure your cooking work area has good lighting so you can safely see what you are cutting, seasoning and cooking.

Get comfortable with the recipe, read it all the way through. Always read and re-read your recipes before you start cooking.

Season and taste as you go. Always taste your food before seasoning.

Spices and herbs are essential to African food cooking and baking. Keep your spices away from sources of heat like the stove or lights. Herbs and spices can lose their flavor when exposed to humidity and heat.

Recipes are only a guideline so feel free to substitute items that you like.

When cooking with chili peppers, protect your hands and eyes by wearing rubber gloves. Or coat your hands in vegetable oil and wash them with soap and water immediately after handling.