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Old 08-13-2012, 03:02 AM   #3
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Re: beans and rice and chapaati?

Originally Posted by gghmommy View Post
Anyone have a great beans and rice recipe, and anyone make chapaati with some veggies shredded inside? I lived in East Africa for a few years and can never make it like that! The beans were almost stewed wtih tomatoes, garlic, onion. So yummy, I ate it almost every day!

Were the beans green and stewed in coconut milk? I lived in Kenya as a child and had "mbaazi wa nazi" pretty regularly. Loved it. My sisters and I have been on a mission to recreate the flavor lately (without the trip to Africa) and have found several recipes that use pigeon peas. Do you think that might have been the beans? I remember the dish with or without tomato, but it almost always had the beans, garlic and onion.

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