Although the flavor will be different, Choroko Sauce can also be made with split peas.
1˝ cups dried Shirakiku® brand mung beans
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
3 medium tomatoes, cut into bite-sized pieces
1 large onion, peeled and chopped
3 or 4 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
˝ teaspoon seasoned salt
dash black pepper
˝ cup water
Place beans in a medium bowl and cover with water. Let soak overnight.
Drain beans in a colander.
Fill a medium saucepan half full of water and bring to a boil over high heat. Add beans and cook for 1 to 1˝ hours or until tender.
Drain beans in a colander and place in a medium bowl. Mash well with a fork.
In a large frying pan, heat oil over medium heat for 1 minute.
Add tomatoes, onions, and garlic and sauté until onions are transparent.
Add mashed beans, seasoned salt, salt, black pepper, and ˝ cup water and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes. Serve over rice or with chapatis.
Serves 4 to 6.
country : Uganda
course : sauce
source : Cooking the African Way / Constance Nabwire & Bertha Vining Montgomery