Peanut Stew Sweet Potatoes Recipe


Peanut Stew and Sweet Potatoes is a great African meal that will trigger your appetite for more. Peanut is rich in natural fats, proteins and elements of the immune booster.  But did you know there is a way you can cook peanut stew for mouth-watering delicacy? Here is a recipe


  • Half kg of ground nuts or peanuts
  • Four medium size sweet potatoes
  • 1 Packets of Maziwa lala (fermented milk)
  • One lemon fruit (citrus fruit)
  • Source of low Heat
  • Mwiko or cooking(stirring) rod.
  • 2 Pinch of salt

Preparation / Procedure

  • Wash your hands clean.
  • Boil or steam the sweet potatoes after washing in a pot or sufuria till tender approximately for about 30 minutes or more.
  • Roast the peanut in a low heat source for about 20-30 minutes. Keep turning peanuts while roasting. Taste and confirm if the peanuts/groundnuts are ready. If ready keep them to cool for 10 minutes.
  • Pour water to boil, one normal jag full (this will depend on the amount of roasted peanuts)
  • Check if the sweet potatoes are well cooking.
  • Blend the roasted peanut in a blender or a suitable machine that you prefer for blending till soft. Transfer the blended or grinded peanut in a dish or bowl. Keep blending until finish.
  • When done grinding or blending, pour the peanut content in the ready boiling water. Keep stirring immediately till fully mixed. Reduce the heat, when fully mixed add the maziwa mala milk while stirring. When readily mixed. Leave to boil for 5 minutes.
  • Remove the sweet potatoes and peel for four minutes. When done, cover to keep them warm.
  • Back to the peanut stew pot, slice ndimu , lemon or citrus fruit in two, squeeze the lemon juice and pour the juice into the peanut stew. Stir till mixed fully. Add 2 pinch of salt and stir till mixed.
  • After 10 minutes serve when hot.

Enjoy the African delicacy of magira or peanut stew with sweet potatoes. Yummy?


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