Recipes good to serve as side dish to the main course.
A nutritious and economical dish made primarily from collard greens, known locally as sukuma, cooked with onions, tomatoes, and sometimes meat or fish. This dish is a staple for many households, serving as a way to make meals last, especially towards the end of the week when resources are low.
A simple, yet filling dish made primarily from white cornmeal (maize flour) and water. Ugali has a dough-like consistency and is traditionally served as an accompaniment to meat, vegetable stews, and sauces. Its ability to be easily shaped makes it a perfect utensil for scooping up sauces and stews.
Peperonata is a delicious Italian salsa made with bell peppers. Traditionally is prepared with a mix of red, yellow, and green peppers, but you can use any combination of colors that you like.
Fufu is a side dish made by boiling and pounding staarchy foods like yams, cassava or plantains into flour that is later cooked with water. The result is a smooth, stretchy, and dough-like consistency that is perfect for scooping up soups, stews, and sauces.
Boli is made by grilling plantains over an open flame until they are tender and slightly charred. The grilled plantains are often served with a spicy pepper sauce, making it a delicious and satisfying snack or side dish.
Grape and wild rice casserole is a delicious and festive dish that will add a touch of elegance to your table. This recipe is perfect for a holiday gathering. It is simple to make and is sure to please a crowd.
A refreshing salad made with sweet corn kernels, mixed beans, cherry tomatoes, red onions, and a tangy tomato vinaigrette.
This a very flavorful way to serve Idaho potatoes, sliced and baked with herbs and cheese.
A potato curry very popular as side dish in Indian menus.