Somali Stew - Maraq (pronounced MAH-ruhk)

“This is a wonderfully flavored stew from "Extending the Table". One of my favorites to serve with "Injera" (see my other recipes) Add hot chili peppers or ground red pepper for a spicy stew.”
READY IN:
1hr 5mins
SERVES:
8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large heavy saucepan, saute onion in 1-2 Tbsp.
  2. oil.
  3. Add and brown beef.
  4. Add tomatoes and cook 10 minutes over high heat, stirring occasionally.
  5. Add squash, okra, carrots, tomato paste, and 1 c.
  6. water.
  7. Continue to cook on high 5 minutes.
  8. Add potato, green pepper, salt, cumin, garlic, cilantro, and 1 c.
  9. water (or enough for thick stew consistency) Simmer until meat and vegetables are tender.
  10. Serve over rice or with"Injera- Ethiopian Flat Bread" known as canjeero in Somalia.

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