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Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Ragoût de Aubergine Eggplant Stew

Chad has numerous languages with over 120 in fact, the official languages in Chad are Arabic and French. باذنجان (eggplant in Arabic and aubergine in French) Ragoût de Aubergine  is a time-honored Chadian recipe using eggplants cooked with okra and peanut butter.

Ragoût de Aubergine Eggplant Stew


Ragoût de Aubergine Eggplant Stew
Ragoût de Aubergine Eggplant Stew 

Ingredients:
1 eggplant cubed
2 cups fresh okra, chopped
10 plum tomatoes, chopped
1 large green pepper chopped
2 tablespoons smooth peanut butter
Salt, black pepper and cayenne pepper to taste
Water to cover

Directions:

Add all ingredients to a large pot except peanut butter and tomatoes. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer and cook for half an hour, or until the vegetables are tender. Mix peanut butter until a smooth sauce forms. Add tomatoes and simmer for 10 minutes longer. Serve with white or brown rice or with boiled green plantains.

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