Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Ifisashi ~ Zambian Dish | Peanut Spinach Curry

Ifisashi is a traditional Zambian curry made for mixed greens, veggies & peanuts. This is a thick stew served with Nshima, the staple of Zambia. You can also serve it along with rice & polenta or your choice of main dish too. Ifisashi doesn't  need any oil & that makes it's cut in to healthy dishes for me. You can add any of your favorite veggies to make it much tastier. 
Adapted from here.
Prep Time - 5Mins {chopping+prepping}
Cook Time - 15min
Serves - 2people
1Medium onion chopped
2Tomatoes chopped
1Big bunch of spinach washed & chopped
1Cup chopped cabbage
3Green chili's sliced
2Tbs peanut powder
1/2Cup water
Salt to taste
- Heat pan with water. To that add powdered peanuts, onion & tomatoes. Cook them with a closed lid.
- Now add in green chili's, cabbage, salt & spinach to them.
- Cook them until they all come together. Adjust salt if needed.
- Switch off heat & garnish with little peanut powder.
- Serve with rice.
- You can add in your choice of vegetable.
- Few chopped garlics will make this dish more flavorful.
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  1. Same pinch! I made the same dish but different ingredients! It was a pleasure to read all your posts in this series!

  2. Looks fabulous, very nutty and healthy as well.. Ifisashi makes an excellent meal when served with rice..

  3. Ifisashi looks good and enjoyed reading all your recipes for this bm.

  4. That is one healthy & delicious side dish.

  5. I have seen several versions during this BM and this one is equally interesting. Loved all the simple, homely style dishes from you in this marathon.

  6. This seems to be the star dish of the day with many of our members posting it, Looks nice...

  7. Such an flavorful and tempting side dish , looks mouthwatering !!

  8. Nuts and spinach together sounds great!

  9. looks sounds and seems a delicious and flavourful dish that I will love to grab.