Moggo(Cassava) in Coconut Cream

  • on June 9, 2022
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Cassava in coconut milk is a famous Kenyan coastal dish and very easy to prepare. Tui varo mogo, mogo na nazi, are some of the common names used. Mogo is cassava and nazi is coconut. In the Gujarati language tui is coconut milk. Kenyan coastal dishes over the years have acquired both Arabic and Indian influence.

Cassava is widely used as a main dish because it is widely grown at the coast, is cheap and full of carbohydrates. Its a poor man’s energizing dish, keeps the tummy full for longer period of time and a little goes a long way. Also it provides energy to get through hard laborious work.

Mogo(Cassava) in Coconut Cream

Sukaina Nasser Mamado
Cassava in coconut milk is a famous Kenyan coastal dish and very easy to prepare. Tui varo mogo, mogo na nazi, are some of the common names used.
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Meat Dishes
Cuisine African, South Asia
Servings 2

Ingredients
  

  • 1 kilogram(kg) cassava(frozen)
  • 1 packet coconut cream
  • 1/2 kilogram(kg) lamb,cut into cubes 
  • 1 teaspoon(tsp) garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon(tsp) ginger paste
  • 3-4 green chillies,ground 
  • 1 tablespoon(tbsp) chopped coriander leaves 
  • salt to taste
  •  lemon juice to taste 
  • coriander leaves for garnishing

Instructions
 

  • Boil the meat with garlic, ginger and salt in a little water until cooked
  • Boil the cassava and drain. Cut into cubes
  • Mix together the meat stock and coconut cream
  • Add the chillies, coriander leaves and cassava; cook on medium heat for 5-1r minutes, stirring occasionally
  • Finally add the meat and mix well
  • Turn off the heat. Add lemon juice
  • Garnish with coriander leaves when serving
  • Serve with coconut chutney
    N.B. Chicken can be substituted instead of Iamb
Keyword cream, meat
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