Mukimo Recipe:how to cook Mukimo

Mukimo Recipe:how to cook Mukimo

Mukimo Recipe:how to cook Mukimo

Mukimo Recipe: Mukimo is a Kenyan meal whose origin is Central Kenya (From the Agikuyu community), but it’s being served in big hotels across the country keeping in the perception of the diversity of Kenyan spirit. So if you have been wondering on how to cook this delicious meal at home, then here is a simple Mukimo recipe to guide you through the process

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Additional Time 10 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 kg Fresh Irish potatoes
  • 2 A bunch of pumpkin leaves/spinach(all soft and fresh)
  • 3 cups of grounded soft maize off the cob
  • A bunch of fresh spring onions(be finely chopped)
  • A spoonful of cooking oil
  • Pinch of Salt to taste

Instructions

  1. Carefully peel the whole potatoes and slice them into halves or quarters, wash them clean and set aside.
  2. Prepare the fresh pumpkin leaves by removing the plant stalk and shred them into sizeable parts.You can further blend them for a richer colour. If you are using spinach, you just need to shred bit a little as well.
  3. Mix the pumpkin leaves, potatoes and maize in a Sufuria and add some water. Just enough for everything to cook well.
  4. Place the clean Sufuria or cooking pot on the fire and let the mixture boil for 30 minutes under medium heat. Open and add a pinch of salt and let it cook for ten more minutes.
  5. Reduce the heat warmth and mush everything together using a clean wooden spoon until all blends in well. Remove from. Heat and set aside.
  6. In another larger clean pot/Sufuria, pour in the spring onions and cooking oil and place on fire. Mix till the onions turn golden brown then adjust the heat to minimum and add the Mashed mixture. Mix very well.
  7. You can now switch from the heat and then serve while hot.

Notes

Mukimo dish can be served with chicken stew, beef stew, and Kachumbari on the side.A cold fruit juice beside it will also come in handy

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Serving Size:

2

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 200
Mukimo Recipe: Mukimo is a Kenyan meal whose origin is Central Kenya (From the Agikuyu community), but it’s being served in big hotels across the country keeping in the perception of the diversity of Kenyan spirit. So if you have been wondering on how to cook this delicious meal at home, then here is a simple Mukimo recipe to guide you through the process

Ingredients

1 kg Fresh Irish potatoes
2 A bunch of pumpkin leaves/spinach(all soft and fresh)
3 cups of grounded soft maize off the cob
A bunch of fresh spring onions(be finely chopped)
A spoonful of cooking oil
Pinch of Salt to taste

Instructions

  • Carefully peel the whole potatoes and slice them into halves or quarters, wash them clean and set aside.
  • Prepare the fresh pumpkin leaves by removing the plant stalk and shred them into sizeable parts.You can further blend them for a richer colour. If you are using spinach, you just need to shred bit a little as well.
  • Mix the pumpkin leaves, potatoes and maize in a Sufuria and add some water. Just enough for everything to cook well.
  • Place the clean Sufuria or cooking pot on the fire and let the mixture boil for 30 minutes under medium heat. Open and add a pinch of salt and let it cook for ten more minutes.
  • Reduce the heat warmth and mush everything together using a clean wooden spoon until all blends in well. Remove from. Heat and set aside.
  • In another larger clean pot/Sufuria, pour in the spring onions and cooking oil and place on fire. Mix till the onions turn golden brown then adjust the heat to minimum and add the Mashed mixture. Mix very well.
  • You can now switch from the heat and then serve while hot.

Notes 

Mukimo dish can be served with chicken stew, beef stew, and Kachumbari on the side.A cold fruit juice beside it will also come in handy

 

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