This dish is prepared with savoury bananas and is deliciously creamy.


1 lb stewing meat

6 small green bananas

2 onions, chopped

2 tbsps butter

2 cups chopped potatoes

1 tsp garlic paste

1 tsp ginger paste

2 fresh green chillies

cup thick coconut milk

salt to taste

pepper to taste


Cut the meat into small pieces and marinade in the garlic, ginger and green chillies for one to two hours. Cook the meat in some water until tender. Peel the bananas and add to the meat with the chopped onions. Add water if necessary and allow to simmer until tender. Add the butter and mash the banana. Lastly add the thick coconut milk and cook over a low heat for a further 5 minutes.


Serves 6.


country : Tanzania (Zanzibar)

course : meat dish


source : A Taste of Zanzibar / Chakula Kizuri