Ugali ( Cornmeal staple)
The undeniable most common Kenyan sample is ugali usually made from Cornmeal that is added to boiling water and heated until it turns into dense block of Cornmeal paste. Ugali has the consistency of a grainy dough and the heaviness of a brick. For many Kenyans ugali along with a small amount of cooked vegetables or stew is a normal meal.
Irio ( Mashed peas and potato mix)
Irio is one of the most famous dishes in Kenya ,a food that originated as a Kikuyu staple and spread throught the country. Green peas and potatoes are boiled and then mashed up before whole kernels of maize are added to give the mash some extra starch and texture.
Kenyan pilau (spiced rice)
Pilau is a glorified combination of rice cooked with flavour bursting spices like cumin, cardamom, cinnamon and cloves. The fragrant rice is fantastic to eat with a form of meat stew and a few slices of fresh tomatoes and onions. Biryani is another form of spiced rice that is a popular Kenyan food on the coast.
Wali wa Nazi ( coconut rice)
Coconut rice is a popular Kenyan food mostly along the Indian Ocean coast. White rice is cooked with grated coconut meat to create a fragrant twist on plain boiled rice. Wali wa nazi is best enjoyed with a serving of fish or chicken curry , some vegetables or even bean stew.
One of the most popular vegetable Kenyan dishes is sukuma wiki. The nutritious green leafy vegetable is often cooked in oil with a few decided tomatoes, onions and flavoured with a sprinkle of much muchuzi mix or stock cube flavoring.
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