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Mango chutney beef rags with coconut rice

A meat recipe from the Swahili cuisine of Kenya

25-06-2020 di redazione

The Swahili cuisine of Kenya, as we know, is a mixture of the cultures and people who have landed on the coast, and the products of the territory they have learned to use. The example is offered by the use of coconut for boiling and stirring rice and mango, which the English culture has also transformed into "chutney" sauce, using onions, spices and chilli pepper.
So here is the recipe for beef with mango chutney, accompanied by coconut rice.


2 tablespoons of oil
1 onion 
2 tablespoons of ginger and garlic paste
1 tablespoon of turmeric
1 egg
1 lime
70 ml of coconut cream
1 chili
1 carrot
500 gr of rice pishori
500 gr beef steak cut into strips
1 l of water

Put the oil in a pan and fry the meat to open the pores, add the garlic and ginger pasta.
Add two cups of water and let it evaporate over medium heat.
When the beef rags are almost cooked, throw the thinly sliced onion, turmeric, egg and lime juice into the pan. Mix everything well and finally add the diced carrot and chilli pepper.
Mix with the coconut cream. 
Skip the rice for a few minutes with the rest of the ingredients to make it flavour, cover with the remaining water and cook with the lid until the rice is cooked. Serve with the mango chutney.

(If you want to make the mango chutney at home, follow the recipe published here!)

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