Isigwaqane Recipe

AuthorChefLuhCategory
Yields4 Servings
Cook Time2 hrsTotal Time2 hrs

The best tummy filler, a traditional Zulu dish made with maize and beans.

 2 cups Beans
 2 cups Maize Meal
 ½ Finely chopped Onion
 ½ Finely chopped Green Pepper
 3 tbsp Cooking Oil
 1 tbsp Curry Powder
 1 Beef Stock Cube
 Water
Prepare your Beans
1

Wash your beans. Once washed place beans in bowl and soak overnight. (Soak in 1 l of cold water).

2

Drain your beans and place in pot. Add boiling water to your beans. (add enough water to cover your beans) Bring to boil.

3

Once boiling reduce heat and allow to simmer for 1 ½hours or until nearly soft. Stir every 30 minutes. Add water while cooking if necessary.

In a separate sauce pan
4

Add your oil, onion and green pepper and fry until soft. Add your curry powder and fry for another 2 minutes on low heat. (stir continuously)

Combine it all together
5

Once your onions and peppers are done you add them to your beans and stir. Add your maize meal and mix aggressively with a fork or wooden spoon.

6

Reduce heat and let it simmer for 30 minutes until the maize meal is cooked. Stir occasionally. Depending on the texture you want add more or use less water/maize.

7

Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 250g

Servings 4


Amount Per Serving
Calories 590

 

Ingredients

 2 cups Beans
 2 cups Maize Meal
 ½ Finely chopped Onion
 ½ Finely chopped Green Pepper
 3 tbsp Cooking Oil
 1 tbsp Curry Powder
 1 Beef Stock Cube
 Water

Directions

Prepare your Beans
1

Wash your beans. Once washed place beans in bowl and soak overnight. (Soak in 1 l of cold water).

2

Drain your beans and place in pot. Add boiling water to your beans. (add enough water to cover your beans) Bring to boil.

3

Once boiling reduce heat and allow to simmer for 1 ½hours or until nearly soft. Stir every 30 minutes. Add water while cooking if necessary.

In a separate sauce pan
4

Add your oil, onion and green pepper and fry until soft. Add your curry powder and fry for another 2 minutes on low heat. (stir continuously)

Combine it all together
5

Once your onions and peppers are done you add them to your beans and stir. Add your maize meal and mix aggressively with a fork or wooden spoon.

6

Reduce heat and let it simmer for 30 minutes until the maize meal is cooked. Stir occasionally. Depending on the texture you want add more or use less water/maize.

7

Serve and enjoy!

Isigwaqane Recipe

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