Tag Archive for: Tanzanian Cuisine

Tanzania – Wali and Bamia Mix

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Tanzania is a lovely country with a lot of tastes to give, among them are cuisines. Wali and Bamia mix is mostly prepared by Haya, Nyamwezi and Sukuma people settling in the north and central Tanzania. Wali means rice and Bamia means Okras in Swahili, sometimes the terms are applicable even in mother tongues languages.

Tanzania – Pilau Rice

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Tanzania also has an attitude of preparing tasteful cuisines. Today I will be writing about rice. Rice is very common but it is valued by everyone. The rice used here to prepare Tanzanian Pilau rice is basmati rice.

Tanzania – Chips Mayai

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Chips Mayai is a very popular dish in Tanzania. This is a very common dish in Tanzania and other parts of Africa like Cameroon. In Cameroon, this is a very popular dish and it could be seen made on the streets every day for breakfast. But in Tanzania and other African countries like Cameroon, they add more value to it.

Tanzania – Papaya Roast

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Tanzania is a blessed country as it has a lot to give and express. Apart from it's delicious juice, have you ever wondered that unripe pawpaw may produce a wonderful vegetable taste! Sure it can. Kerewe people originating from Ukerewe Islands have the methods for this.

Tanzanian – Fatoor (Futari)

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Futari is the famous term used in Tanzania to mean meal taken during Ramadhan period. The food is prepared most with Islamic women (in all parts of the country) and enjoyed by anyone.

Tanzania – Sorghum Stiff Porridge

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Sukuma tribe from Tanzania-Africa is known for preparing sorghum stiif porridge and this is because they cultivate it as well.

Uganda, Tanzania, South Africa – African Chicken Vegetable

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In most parts of Uganda, Tanzania, South Africa this kind of vegetable is a favor choice to many consumers.

Tanzania – Coconut Pumpkin

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Pumpkins with coconut have various preparing methods, but with Sukuma tribe from Tanzania the method may be more easier and simplified.

Tanzania – Rice Porridge

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Egypt, Madagascar, Sierra Leone, Senegal, Cte d'Ivoire, Liberia, Guinea and Nigeria are the most known countries to cultivate rice in Africa. Shinyanga, Tabora, Mwanza, Mbeya, Rukwa and Morogoro are the most known areas in Tanzania to cultivate rice, however today we will prepare our local cuisine of rice porridge from Mbeya, Tanzania. Let us roll in.

Tanzania – Pilau of Rice-Beans Mix

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This food is famous in nothern parts of Tanzania with Chagga tribe taking the lead followed by Pare tribe. It includes rice and beans as the main ingredients, various kinds of recipes like Cardamon, Garlic, Cirnamon and so many others, that do have thousands of functions in our bodies.