Kansiyé - Traditional Recipe from Guinea (West Africa)

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by Um Safia

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.

Top Review by Chef Red Fox

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.

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.

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