Ugandan Groundnut Stew

Total Time
1hr 45mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

In response to recipe requests - Ground nuts (like peanuts) are an important part of the diet. They are roasted, pounded to a pulp and then made into a sauce which may be used with meat or vegetables. Here is a recipe using peanut butter, which you might like to try.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Remove seed from chillies and chop them finely.
  2. Mix them with the peanut butter, ginger, herbs, vegetables and tomatoes.
  3. Place meat in a saucepan with a tight fitting lid and add the vegetable mixture and some seasoning.
  4. Put on the lid and cook very gently for about one and a half hours or until the meat is tender.
  5. Don't worry about the lack of liquid because the meat and vegetables will make enough.


Most Helpful

Oooh, very yummy! My whole family, plus one dinner guest, all gave this 5 stars. I used the dried ginger option, and used a large can of diced fire-roasted tomatoes. Since nobody in my family except me appreciates spicy food, I used sweet red bell pepper (capsicum) in place of the chillies, and added chili paste to my own serving only. I also used dry berbere spice mix in place of the "mixed herbs." This was outstanding! Thanks, Elmotoo! Made for ZWT4.

Susiecat too June 23, 2008

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