Kansiyé - Traditional Recipe from Guinea (West Africa)

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 1 hr 10 mins

Kansiyé is a stew which is serve with rice. This is a very traditional dish in Guinea & is easy to make. Posted for ZWT 4.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown meat in oil in 10-inch frying pan.
  2. Add onion, salt, pepper, thyme, garlic, parsley and clove.
  3. Combine tomato sauce and 1 cup water, add to meat mixture and stir well. Dilute peanut butter in remaining cup of water and add to mixture.
  4. Cook over medium heat for 1 hour, or until meat is tender. Serve hot over the cooked rice.


Most Helpful

Delicious. The flavors were awesome. The peanut butter blends in perfectly with the spices. I too added less water and used diced tomotoes. I seasoned my meat overnight with thyme, ground cloves, and meat tenderizer. I used the shoulder cut of lamb and cut it into cubes myself.

Chef Red Fox February 01, 2010

Soooo good! Am always looking for new lamb recipes. As with previous reviewer, I used canned diced tomatoes instead of sauce and reduced the water to about 1-1/2C. I do most of my stews soups and crock pot recipes in a pressure cooker. Pressure cooked for about 15 min. Superb flavor. This will go in spring and fall rotations when lamb most available. Thanks Um Safia

godbreathed01 September 05, 2008

Yum! This is so easy to prepare. The only change I made was use a 16 ounce can of diced tomatoes in place of the sauce and 1 cup of water instead of the 2 cups called for. If I had a can of chick peas they would have gone it! Thanks for our yummy dinner.

Rita~ July 01, 2008

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