Bongko

Bongko

Ingredients: 200 whole grain pigeon peas 1 finely chopped medium sized onion 1 small crushed ginger 2 cloves of crushed garlic 40g of coconut grits 20g cooking oil Salt to taste Yield 4 portions Procedure: Soak the pigeon peas in cold water overnight. Discard the...
Finger Millet Porridge

Finger Millet Porridge

Ingredients: 4 tablespoons of finger millet flour 4cups of water Lemon/ citric acid to taste Sugar to taste Milk (optional) Yield 8 portions Procedure: Bring the water to boil. Make a paste by mixing the finger millet flour in cold water. Mix into the boiling water...
Green Grams Stew

Green Grams Stew

Ingredients: 1 cup of green grams (250g) 4 irish potatoes (egg size) 2 medium sized carrots 2 medium sized onions 2 tomatoes 2 garlic cloves (cut or mashed) – optional 3 tablespoons of cooking oil 2 cups of water Salt to taste Yield 10 portions Procedure: Boil...
Pearl Millet Milk Drink (Mburugi in Kitharaka)

Pearl Millet Milk Drink (Mburugi in Kitharaka)

Ingredients: 4 cups of fermented milk or mala 1 cup of roasted pearl millet (250g) Sugar (optional) Yield 4 cups Procedure: Pour the fermented milk in a clean jug. Add the flour and stir vigorously to the desired constituency. Serve...
Sorghum Drink

Sorghum Drink

Ingredients: 3 tablespoons of sorghum drink powder 1 cup of milk 3 cups of water Sugar to taste Yield 4 portions Procedure for making sorghum drink powder Roast the sorghum seeds in a pan until they are dark brown then cool. Grind to get very fine flour in a posho...
Pearl Millet Chapati

Pearl Millet Chapati

Ingredients: 2 cups of wheat flour (500g) 1 cup of Pearl millet (250g) 1 tablespoon fat ½ cup of cooking oil Enough warm water A pinch of salt Yield 8-10 portions Procedure: Sift the flour (wheat flour and pearl millet) and salt. Rub in the fat using fingertips until...
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