Recipes

Indulge in our tasty recipes

Naturally Zimbabwean

Mutakura

A nutritious mixed grain dish which can be served as a snack or accompaniment. Ingredients 1 cup sorghum, ½ cup groundnut, ½ cup cowpeas; or 1 cup maize, 1 cup

Read More »
Naturally Zimbabwean

Taro (Madumbe) Chips

Ingredients 3 medium washed and peeled sweet potatoes 300g taro flour or tsenza flour 3 large eggs 3 medium ripe tomatoes 4 shallots or leeks ½ teaspoon garlic powder 175g

Read More »
Naturally Zimbabwean

Chimodo Bread

This traditional bread is usually baked on hot coals in a cast iron frying pan with a lid. Ingredients 1 cup sweet potato or cassava flour, 1 cup maize/ sorghum or

Read More »
Naturally Zimbabwean

Usavi Powder Mixes

Instead of buying gravy mixes, soup powders or stock cubes, which probably contain all kinds of unhealthy additives, you can easily make your own using a wide range of dried

Read More »
Naturally Zimbabwean

Baobab Drink

Recipe from Community Technology Development Trust  Ingredients 200g baobab powder 1 teaspoon ginger powder ½ cup hot water 2 tablespoons lemon juice Sugar to taste 1 litre lacto (sour milk)

Read More »
Naturally Zimbabwean

Sweet Potato Juice

Recipe from Kufunda Village Ingredients 3 cups peeled, cooked sweet potatoes 1 ½ cups sugar Fresh lemon juice to taste Water as needed (about 3 cups) Directions Wash, peel and

Read More »
Naturally Zimbabwean

Sweet Potato Scones

Recipe from Kufunda Village Ingredients 1 cup sweet potato flour 1 cup self-rising flour 1 heaped teaspoon baking powder 150g margarine ½ cup sugar 1 large egg 1 cup milk

Read More »
Naturally Zimbabwean

Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Recipe courtesy of Chef Kuchi Ingredients 3 sweet potatoes 1 ½ dried wild mushrooms 1-3 chilies, chopped and seeded 1 bunch pumpkin leaves, cleaned 1 medium onion 4 tomatoes, chopped

Read More »
Naturally Zimbabwean

Zimbabwe Risotto with Pumpkin

If you are trying to think of something a little different to do with African brown rice try this recipe adapted from www.100daysofrealfood.com/2011/12/23/recipe-brown-rice-risotto/ using local ingredients. Risotto is a traditional Italian dish

Read More »
Naturally Zimbabwean

Amaranth Grain Pancakes

Ingredients 50g amaranth flour 100 ml milk 1 egg pinch of salt pepper oil or butter Instructions Put the milk and the egg in a bowl and whisk with a fork.

Read More »
Naturally Zimbabwean

Rupiza

Rupiza is a paste made from crushed cowpeas. Sometimes they are roasted before crushing and may be cooked with or without peanut butter. Ingredients 3 cups cowpeas, peanut butter, salt,

Read More »