Uganda Matoke Recipe

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How do you eat matoke in Uganda?

Matoke, also known as plantains or green bananas, are eaten daily in Uganda. They are often wrapped in their own leaves and steamed. In a large saucepan, bring 8 cups water to a boil. Add tomatoes; cover and boil for 30 seconds. Drain and immediately place tomatoes in ice water. Drain and pat dry. Peel and chop tomatoes; set aside.

How to cook matoke?

Mix well, cover, and leave to cook for 10 minutes, stirring halfway between. Add the matoke, diced tomatoes, and stock (or water), stir, cover, and leave to simmer for 25 to 30 minutes or till the matoke becomes tender. Stir in the coriander and serve.

What are the ingredients in matoke?

Matoke – Don’t worry, the only ingredient that can take you to the Asian store is the matoke. Every other ingredient in this recipe is either in your pantry or your local grocery store. Lamb or beef – cut into small cubes. Seasoning and spices – paprika, cayenne pepper, garlic, ginger, curry powder, chicken bouillon powder, salt, and pepper

What to eat in Uganda?

It is typically eaten with a sauce made of vegetables, ground peanut, or some type of meat ( goat or beef ). Ugandan traditional meal with Matoke steamed and served with luwombo, meat or groundnuts steamed in banana leaves. Matoke are also used to make a popular breakfast dish called Katogo in Uganda.

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