Githeri is a Kenyan dish, commonly associated with the Central part of Kenya, but is widely eaten in most Kenyan communities;
What really makes the Githeri is the maize and beans, but you can add your veggies and spices of choice as you wish.
The best is, it is a whole meal full of nutrients and fibre and is a matter of fact a very healthy meal. Lets get started!
3 cups, boiled green maize and beans
1 cup stock(beef or chicken) or water
1 large onion, diced
3 tomatoes, blended
1 tablespoon garlic ginger paste
1 green bell pepper (Hoho), diced
2 carrots, cubed
4 large potatoes, cubed and parboiled for about 8 minutes(they should still be a little hard)
4 tablespoons, cooking oil
1 tablespoon tomato paste
1 teaspoon, curry powder
Half teaspoon, turmeric powder
1 teaspoon, cumin and coriander
Half teaspoon paprika powder
Salt to taste
Put your oil in a pan, and fry your onions till golden
Add in the garlic ginger paste and fry till just fragrant
Add in your carrots and green pepper
Pour in your blended tomatoes
Add in your salt and spices(paprika,curry powder,cumin coriander and turmeric powder)
Stir in your tomato paste
Stir in your boiled maize and beans.
Finally, add in your pre-boiled potatoes and carefully stir
Add in your stock or water and let simmer for about 7 minutes.
Serve and enjoy!