African Potato Stew

This recipe, with origins in kenya & other areas of east africa, was found in the 1997 cookbook, vegetarian planet.


Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat , then add onions & garlic , cooking them for 5 minutes & stirring occasionally , until onions soften.
Add ginger , seeds , ground coriander & cloves , & cook stirring frequently , for 2 minutes.
Add potatoes , stirring well , then stir in the 4 cups of water , before turning the heat up to high.
When mixture comes to a boil , add 1 teaspoon of salt , stir , & reduce the heat to low , simmering the stew , uncovered , for 5 minutes , while stirring occasionally.
Stir in the sauliflower , sweet potato , collard greens & raisins , continuing to cook for 10 minutes or until the potatoes & sweet potatoes are tender.
Season the stew with the vinegar , more salt & the pepper , adding more water if the stew is too dry.
Serve hot !.


canola oil, onions, garlic clove, fresh ginger, poppy seeds, mustard seeds, ground coriander, ground cloves, russet potatoes, water, salt, cauliflower, sweet potato, collard greens, dark raisin, apple cider vinegar, pepper