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African Potato Stew

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“This recipe, with origins in Kenya & other areas of East Africa, was found in the 1997 cookbook, Vegetarian Planet.”

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  1. Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat, then add onions & garlic, cooking them for 5 minutes & stirring occasionally, until onions soften.
  2. Add ginger, seeds, ground coriander & cloves, & cook stirring frequently, for 2 minutes.
  3. Add potatoes, stirring well, then stir in the 4 cups of water, before turning the heat up to high.
  4. When mixture comes to a boil, add 1 teaspoon of salt, stir, & reduce the heat to low, simmering the stew, uncovered, for 5 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Stir in the sauliflower, sweet potato, collard greens & raisins, continuing to cook for 10 minutes or until the potatoes & sweet potatoes are tender.
  6. Season the stew with the vinegar,more salt & the pepper, adding more water if the stew is too dry. Serve hot!

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