|Maafe (West African Peanut Stew)|
|Time||Prep: 15 minutes|
Cooking: 40 minutes
Total: 55 minutes
Cookbook | Ingredients | Recipes
Maafe is a stew made from groundnuts. It originated from the Madinkwa and Bambara people of Mali.
- Boil meat in a pot with salt and onion.
- Fry the meat in a pan of oil.
- Blend together the tomato, pepper, and garlic until smooth.
- Pour the blended mixture into a pot and add the peanut paste. Stir until thick.
Notes, tips, and variations
- Maafe is usually eaten with white rice, tuwo, fonio, fufu and sweet potatoes
- It is usually made with vegetables in Ivory Coast, and the stew is cooked with boiled egg in Ghana.
- When using beef to make maafe, use chuck, short ribs, or oxtail.