Dambu With Veggies

Dambu is a traditional Hausa food normally eaten with oil and chilly flakes. A special way of cooking it and serving it is with this spicy sauce makes it more delicious.

What is Dambu Made From?

Dambu produced from cereal grains is produced mainly from moistened pearl millet flour, blended with spices, and steamed for 20 min using two-fold systems.
It is made of grits from whole grains-maize, wheat, barley, sorghum, etc. It looks like couscous. The grits are called “tasks” in Hausa.

How To Make Dambu With Veggies

Depending on which grain you use, you can make it from”tsakin masara”(maize grits) or “tsakin alkama”(wheat grits).
Dambu can be cooked plain and eaten with any soup.  It can be eaten with local Hausa soups such as “miyar taushe”, “miyar Kuka” or tomato stew. But it can also be cooked as “Jollof” by adding protein, vegetables, oils, and seasoning.
This recipe is made with maize grits, shredded lean meat, and vegetables to it.
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Dambu with Veggies

Dambu with Veggies

Dambu is made of grits from whole grains-maize, wheat, barley, sorghum etc. It looks like couscous. The grits is called "tsaki"in Hausa. Depending on which grain you use, you can make Dambu from"tsakin masara"(maize grits) or "tsakin alkama"(wheat grits). Dambu can be cooked plain and eaten with any soup. It can be eaten with local Hausa soups such as "miyar taushe","miyar kuka"or tomato stew. But it can also be cooked as "jollof" by adding protein, vegetables, oils and seasoning. In this recipe, Dambu is made with maize grits, shredded lean meat and vegetables to it.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Nigerian

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup Maize grits
  • 1/2 kg Shredded boiled meat
  • 1 tbsp Vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Seasoning
  • 1 g Spring Onions
  • 1 9 Coarsely ground peanuts

Instructions
 

  • To 1 cup tsakin masara (maize grits), add water
  • Add vegetable oil and salt
  • Mix thoroughly
  • Put mixture in a colander and cover with plastic bag or very light nylon cloth
  • Steam for 15 minutes. The dambu should be soft but not completely cooked
  • Remove the half-cooked dambu from steam
  • Add vegetables shredded boiled meat, seasoning and coarsely ground groundnuts
  • Add spring onions
  • Cover again and bring back to the steam. Steam for additional 10 minutes
  • At this point, a pleasant aroma of the groundnuts and spring onions becomes obvious
  • Remove from steam.
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Maryam Al-Mansourhttp://www.arewacafeteria.com.ng/
I am Maryam Al-Mansur. I am a wife, mother, medical doctor and public health specialist with special interest in nutrition. I like to promote healthy nutrition and good health. I also love to cook healthy food. My love for cooking, nutrition and health education inspired me to create my own recipes.

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