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Tanzania Cuisine and Food

Local Cuisine

N’dizi Ya Na Nyama
N’dizi Ya Na Nyama is a tasty stew made from beef, coconut milk, tomatoes, and unripe banana or plantaines. A plantaines is similar to a banana but must be cooked before it is eaten. Banana’s are widely grown in Tanzania and are often used in cooking.

Samaki wa Kupaka

Also known as grilled fish .This tasty fish recipe is best if it's done on a charcoal grill, but it's quite good if done in the oven boiler.It is best eaten when its hot.

Mchuzi wa Samaki
Also known as fish curry,which is one of many traditional Swahili fish dishes from Zanzibar island.What you will be needing is four pounds of firm-fleshed fish,as well as other ingrediants such as tomatoes,green pepper and others. You can also make Mchuzi wa Kamba (Shrimp Curry) by substituting an equal weight of shrimp, however the shrimp do not need to be fried, broiled, or grilled first.

Riz Senegalais
This ethnic food is from Western Africa.This isn't hard to make, but it takes a while,it is a great meal for a special occasion or a dinner party.The special ingrediants that you will need is one whole fish,yucca, cassave tuber,yam,uncooked rice and other ingrediants.

Coconut Bean Soup
In Tanzania, as in other African countries, soups and sauces are served in a consistency that is as thick as stews. Coconut Bean Soup would be used there as a meatless main dish by increasing the quantities of beans and rice.

Any dried beans such as black-eyed peas or pea beans can be used in this soup. Coconut milk and the delicate use of curry give the soup its unusual flavor.

Duckling Dar Es Salam
Duckling is a great delicacy in Tanzania and is usually served when there are special guests. The same recipe is used for other meats and is particularly good with veal and chicken. Accompaniments are cooked bananas, rice, potatoes, cassava and Ugali made with white cornmeal.


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