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1. No African country names begin with the letters F, H, I, J, O, P, Q, V, W, X, or Y.

2. Africa is surrounded by water but by definition Africa is not an island because Africa is a continent.

3. African tech startups raise billions of dollars annually, seven African start-ups were included in the World Economic Forum 2021 cohort of 100 Technology Pioneers.

South African Indian Butternut and Sweet Potato Curry

South African Indian Butternut and Sweet Potato Curry

South African Indian Butternut and Sweet Potato Curry is a perfect meal to make as mild or spicy as you like. Serve South African Indian Butternut and Sweet Potato Curry with rice or naan bread.




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South African Indian Butternut and Sweet Potato Curry



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South African Indian Butternut and Sweet Potato Curry
Culture and food of South African Indian recipes would not be complete without including the Indian African food recipe Butternut and Sweet Potato Curry. Butternut and Sweet Potato Curry is a rich and hearty Indian African food recipe with tomatoes providing a balancing acidity and the hot peppers bringing dynamic taste.

South African Indian Butternut and Sweet Potato Curry Recipe


Serves 6
Indian African food

Ingredients

2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into large bite-sized pieces
1 large butternut squash, peeled, de-seeded and cut into bite-sized pieces
1 medium chopped tomato
1 red onion, cut into chunks
3 hot chilies, cut into pieces
2 garlic cloves, halved
1 teaspoon ground turmeric
1 teaspoon ground coriander
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon sea salt flakes, or to taste
2 teaspoon coconut oil
1 cup of coconut milk
1 1/2 cups vegetable stock


Directions

Put the onion, chilies, ginger, garlic, turmeric, ground coriander, cinnamon and salt into a food processor and blend to a paste. Heat the coconut oil in a wide lidded heavy-based casserole, then fry the paste for about 1 minute, stirring well. Stir coconut milk into the paste, stirring everything together over the heat for minute, followed by the stock, tomatoes, then the sweet potato and squash. Stir well, bring to the boil and, once bubbling, turn down the heat, put the lid on and simmer for 40–50 minutes until the sweet potatoes are soft and the squash cooked through. Serve with the rice or naan bread.

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Africa is surrounded by water but is not an island, here are a few African Island facts.

Madagascar is the 4th large island in the world and is located in the Indian Ocean supporting a unique biology, about 90% of its plants and animals are found nowhere else on earth.

Composed of 155 islands, Seychelles is Africa's smallest country. By far the largest island is Mahe, home to about 90% of the population and the site of its capital city of Victoria.

Cabo Verde has a strategic location 310 miles or 500 km from the west coast of Africa near major north-south sea routes; important communications station; important sea and air refueling site.

Africa is surrounded by water but by definition Africa is not an island because Africa is a continent. Continents can not be considered islands because of their size and also by historic definition since many people who study geography define islands and continents as two different things.

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