Vegetarian Dishes

Gari Foto


1 medium sized onion, chopped

2 fresh tomatoes, peeled and chopped

175 g (6 oz) carrots, chopped

175 g (6 oz) mushrooms, chopped

175 g (6 oz) green peppers, chopped

300 ml (1/2 pt) vegetable stock or water

Hot pepper, to taste

100 g (4 oz) gari (Gari is a coarse-grained roasted, grated fermented flour, made from cassava and used as a staple food in a similar way to ground rice)

Cook the onion and tomatoes in the margarine or palm oil, stirring until pulpy, in a non-stick saucepan. Add carrots and fry for a few minutes.Stir in the palm oil, then add the mushrooms, green peppers, stock and hot pepper.

Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.

Mix the gari into the sauce in handfuls, stirring constantly until all the liquid is absorbed.

Serve hot with a vegetable stew or fish stew.

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