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Tell Us If You Like These 140 African Food Recipes.

African-Seasoned Rice and Green Gram Beans

African-Seasoned Rice and Green Gram Beans Rice dishes are typical recipes among African rural and urban communities. Rice dishes that incorporate ingredients like green grams or mung beans are described as classic African dishes. Green Gram is a small green, black or yellow in color common bean with a mild earthy favor. The seeds or the flour may be used in a variety of dishes like soups, porridge, snacks, bread, noodles and even ice cream. The mix of green grams and rice is uniquely prepared using freshly squeezed coconut milk served as a main meal during lunch or dinner. Green grams or mung beans are known as Ndengu and Pojo in Kiswahili. Green grams are commonly grown in Kenya but are native crops of India. Tanzania green grams are known as Nuru and Imara. The dry beans are a good source of vitamins and minerals and contain around 20% protein. Rice and beans is a type of dish many cultures around the world claim as a national dish. Rice and green gram beans is a cla

The African Gourmet

In 2023, we mark 16 years of dedicated service in discovering, collecting, and sharing African history and heritage. Our mission is to promote a sense of pride and appreciation for this rich cultural legacy and important educational resource.

So, my adventurous friend, fasten your seatbelt and prepare for a wild and downright mind-blowing journey through Africa's 54 food nations. You're about to discover a whole new world of cultures, traditions, and practices that'll leave you craving more. Since 2007, The African Gourmet has highlighted Africa through its food and culture. Contact us

Chic African Culture

Indulge in our delectable food dishes that serve as a delightful and flavorful gateway to the rich diversity of the African continent.

Moroccan Pastilla Pie

Moroccan Pastilla Pie

If you're hesitant about trying African food, let me assure you that Moroccan Pastilla Pie offers a delightful culinary adventure. Moroccan Pastilla, or Bastilla or B'stilla, is a traditional Moroccan dish typically served as a special occasion or festive dish. It consists of layers of flaky pastry filled with a mixture of spiced meat, usually chicken or pigeon, along with almonds, eggs, and a hint of sweetness from ingredients like cinnamon and powdered sugar. Traditional Moroccan Pastilla recipes often include a layer of scrambled eggs. Feel free to add beaten eggs to the chicken and almond mixture during the cooking process if you prefer. The pastry is then baked until golden and crispy.

Moroccan Merguez Sausage

Moroccan Merguez Sausage

Merguez is a spicy North African sausage traditionally made from ground lamb or beef and flavored with spices such as paprika, cumin, garlic, and chili. It is often grilled or pan-fried and served with bread or Merguez is commonly used in dishes like tagines, couscous, and stews.