Also known as Mafe (pullar) and Durango (Mandika), Domoda is one of the most popular Gambian dishes enjoyed throughout the country.
Made from Groundnut (peanuts), one of the Gambia’s main exports and high in protein, it provides a delicious, filling and nourishing meal to keep you going.
Also try serving with rice, cous-cous, fufu, fonio or findu as grain alternatives.
Serves: 4-5 people
- Garlic – 3 cloves
- Onion – 2 large
- Tomato – 1 large
- Chilli Pepper – 1 small (optional)
- Carrot – 3 large
- Potatoes – 3 large
- White Cabbage (1/2 medium head)
- Peanut Butter (unsweet and unsalted) – 120g ( tbsp)
- Tomato Paste – 55g (5 tsp)
- Vegetable Stock (1.5L)
- Salt, Pepper – for flavouring
- Olive Oil – for frying
- Heat up the oil in a large stew pot and fry the vegetables until browned on medium heat (approx. 5 minutes).
- Add tomato paste and continue frying for another 5 minutes.
- Mix the peanut butter in and add the vegetable stock to the pot.
- Boil for 10 minutes and after that add potatoes, carrot and cabbage previously cut into large chunks.
- Cook until the vegetables are cooked through, for about 20 minutes.
- Flavour with salt and paper as needed.
- Serve hot with a side of rice or another grain of your choice – for example brown rice, bulghur or quinoa.