1kg of couscous
200g of raisins
1 liter light poultry background
5 cups of sugar
1 cup of butter rinsed
1 tbsp butter
1 cinnamon stick
1 cc ginger
1 tsp pepper
1/2 cc cinnamon powder
1 pinch of saffron
Put the onions cut into strips, cloves, cinnamon stick in a saucepan. Wet one liter of water, salt. Bring to a boil.
Half-bake incorporate raisins, cinnamon powder, butter. Leave to cook until the water evaporates, then add the sugar and caramelize the onions, stirring.
In a couscous pot, put the chicken, add an onion cut into strips, two tablespoons of oil, ginger and saffron, salt and pepper. wet poultry stock and 1 liter of water, bring to a boil.
Prepare the couscous in a large tray, sprinkle slightly with cold salted water and with the palms of the hands, roll the couscous by passing and ironing the hands on the grains in a regular movement.
Pour the couscous into the top of the couscous and place on the boiling pot. Fight the two utensils with a strip of cloth soaked in a paste of flour and water, so that the steam escapes only for the top. After steam escaping, let cook for half an hour.
Remove the couscous, pour it into the tray, crush it, cool it, add cold water, aerate it and water it again until the swollen grains are saturated with water. Let rest.
Repeat the previous operation with the couscous, but this time by adding two tablespoons of oil.
When the steam escapes from the couscous. Leave to cook for 15 minutes, then remove it and place it in a large round dish, coat it with rinsed butter.
Form one in the center of which is placed the chicken, place the caramelized onions and water broth.
Serve immediately with separate stock in a bowl.
Prep 15 m
Cook 1 h 20 m
Ready In 1 h 35 m
- Place pumpkin seeds in a blender and blend for 30 to 40 seconds or until mixture is a powdery paste. Set aside.
- Wash beef and cut into bite-size cubes. Season with salt. In large pot, heat oil over medium-high heat for 4 to 5 minutes. Add beef and saute for 3 to 5 minutes or until brown but not cooked through.
- Place tomatoes, onions, and pepper in a blender and blend for about 30 seconds or until smooth. Add tomato mixture to meat, reduce heat to medium-low, and cover. Cook for 40 to 50 minutes or until meat is tender.
- Add tomato sauce, water, and shrimp and simmer for 10 minutes.
- Add spinach and ground pumpkin seeds and continue to simmer 10 minutes more.
Zimbabwean Chicken and Vegetable Soup
Prep 30 m
Cook 1 h 30 m
Ready In 2 h
- Heat the olive oil over medium heat in a large soup pot; cook and stir the onion in the hot oil until translucent, about 5 minutes. Whisk 1/2 cup of vegetable stock and the peanut butter into the onions until the mixture is smooth. Beat in remaining vegetable stock, diced tomatoes with their liquid, and crushed red pepper flakes; bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium low, and cook at a simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Stir in the cabbage, sweet potato, carrot, and turnip; simmer, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables are tender, about 30 more minutes. Stir in the okra and chicken and simmer until the okra is tender, about 30 additional minutes.
African Sweet Potato and Peanut Soup
Prep 20 m
Cook 55 m
Ready In 1 h 15 m
- Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Saute the onion 10 minutes, until lightly browned. Mix in the garlic, ginger, cumin, coriander, cinnamon, and cloves. Stir in the tomatoes, sweet potatoes, and carrot, and continue to cook and stir about 5 minutes.
- Pour water into the saucepan, and season the mixture with salt. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes.
- Remove the soup mixture from heat. In a food processor or blender, blend the soup and peanuts until almost smooth. Season with cayenne pepper. Return to the saucepan. Whisk in the peanut butter, and cook until heated through. Serve warm topped with fresh cilantro.