1 cup yellow onions, coarsely chopped

2 Tbs. curry powder

2 Tbs. salt

1 tsp black pepper

˝ cup vegetable oil

4 lbs. boneless chuck, cut in 2-inch squares

˝ fresh pineapple, trimmed and cut in 2-inch chunks

˝ cup raisins

fresh coconut

2 cups rice




chopped peanuts

chopped hard-boiled eggs

chopped cucumber

shredded coconut

pineapple chutney

pilli-pilli sauce

In a 1-gallon Dutch oven or covered kettle sauté the yellow onions with curry powder, salt and black pepper in vegetable oil until onions are soft. Add boneless chuck. Cover pan immediately. Do not allow meat to brown. Simmer for one hour slowly. Add fresh pineapple and raisins. Pierce fresh coconut and drain the water from it. Add water to coconut water to make two cups and add to stew. Simmer until meat is completely tender, about 1 hour. Add mango peeled and cut in long strips. Add half the coconut cut into 1-inch squares or dominoes. Cook for ten more minutes. Correct the Seasoning. If desired sprinkle with additional curry powder. Cook: rice in 5 cups boiling salted water. Serve the curry over the rice with the following accompaniments in small bowls: chopped peanuts, chopped hard-boiled eggs, chopped cucumber, shredded coconut, pineapple chutney and pilli-pilli sauce.


Serves 8.


country : Cameroon

course : meat dish


source : The African Cookbook : Menus and Recipes from Eleven African Countries and the Island of Zanzibar / Bea Sandler