Domoda is a peanut stew and the national dish of the Gambia. In this recipe, I have used cattle, but you can use chicken or pork as well.
500 g beef cut into small cubes
1 large onion diced
2 tablespoons olive oil
3 cloves of minced garlic
1 teaspoon cumin
1/8 tsp cayenne
3 large diced tomatoes
1/2 small can of tomato paste
2 dl peanut butter
4 tbsp beef stock
7.5 dl water
1 finely chopped chili (or more if you're a tough guy)
1 ltr pumpkin in small cubes (possibly sweet potato)
Salt and pepper
Heat the oil in a saucepan and sauté the onion until golden, before adding beef, cumin, cayenne and garlic. Saute until the steak is brown, before adding the tomatoes and frying for another 3 minutes. Add tomato paste, chili, peanut butter and stir everything together. Add the water and funds. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add pumpkin, cover and continue boiling for 35-40 minutes or until pumpkin is tender, stirring occasionally. Season with salt and pepper.
Serve hot with rice. Domoda tastes even better the next day.
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