Sunday, 19 January 2014

Basic Vegetable Ndiwo recipe by Anjimile Mtila Oponyo

3 cups greens (see below for examples), chopped
1 small onion, chopped
1 Tbs. Oil
2 small tomatoes, chopped
1 cup water
salt to taste
  • Saute onions in oil until tender.
  • Add remaining ingredients, cover and simmer over medium heat for 5 minutes or until greens are tender.
  • Serve with nsima or rice.
Common green vegetable leaves used in ndiwo:
Cassava Leaves = Ntapasya or ChigwadaSweet Potato Leaves = Ntolilo or KholowaBean Leaves = NkwanyaSmall Bean Leaves = ChitambePumpkin Leaves = MkhwaniChinese Cabbage = Chinese
Mustard Leaves
Rape Leaves
Kale Leaves


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