On today’s instalment of #FoodieFriday, we spotlight one of the most popular traditional dishes in Zimbabwe, Mupunga une dovi. Meaning “rice and peanut butter” in the Shona language, this simple-to-prepare and nutritious dish is usually eaten with stew/sauce and/or vegetables.
Check out the recipe courtesy dashoflemon.com.
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- 1 1/2 cups rice
- 2 1/2 cups water
- 3 Tablespoons peanut butter
- Salt, to taste
- Rinse the rice and bring salt water to a boil in a saucepan. Add the rice, turn down the heat, cover and simmer until rice is almost cooked.
- Then stir in peanut butter, and mix well. Cover the rice and let it simmer until cooked. And that’s it, you have just made peanut butter rice.
- Now enjoy it with a spicy curry, or stew and sautéed greens.