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Senegalese dish Dakhine

Total Time 1 hr 45 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Senegalese
Servings 5


  • 250 g of rice
  • 140 g of concentrated tomato
  • 10 cl of oil
  • 100 g of peanut paste
  • 500 g of beef
  • 1 onion salt, pepper,
  • chilli powder
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 2 stock cubes;
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tablespoon of vinegar.


  • Put the rice in a bowl of water and let stand.
  • Wash and cut the meat into small pieces. Add pepper, salt, chilli, vinegar and minced garlic. To mix together.
  • Heat the oil in a pot. Add the meat. Leave to brown for 10 mins.
  • Add chopped onion. Mix and let brown for 3 minutes.
  • Put the concentrated tomato in a bowl. Add half a glass of water. Mix well. Add to cooking meat. Mix and cook for 7 minutes. The color should turn very dark red.
  • Add 1.5 L of water. Add the stock cubes, a pinch of salt, chilli and pepper. Mix well. Add peanut paste.
  • Cook for 40 minutes over medium heat.
  • Add the drained rice. Stir and adjust the seasoning to your taste (salt, pepper, chilli).
  • Let cook for 15 minutes over medium heat. Mix, then cook for 10 minutes over very low heat.
  • If there is too much sauce left, you can cook for a few more minutes. But the rice should not be dry.
  • The Dakhine is ready.
  • Serve the dakhine on a plate and enjoy hot. Enjoy your lunch!