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Ugali How to make delicious Ugali

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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and ICT CS Joe Mucheru enjoying ugali in a Kenyan restaurant play Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and ICT CS Joe Mucheru enjoying ugali in a Kenyan restaurant (The Star)

Recipe

Recipe and steps for making ugali in Kenya

Cooking Time

15-20 minutes

Recipe Category

Main dish

Recipe Cuisine

Kenya

Cooking method

Boiling

Nutrition

Calories

181

Sodium

82 mg

Total Fat

2 g

Potassium

0 mg

Saturated

1 g

Total Carbs

39 g

Polyunsaturated

0 g

Dietary Fiber

5 g

Monounsaturated

0 g

Sugars

1 g

Trans

0 g

Protein

4 g

Cholesterol

0 mg

 

 

Vitamin A

0%

Calcium

0%

Vitamin C

0%

Iron

7%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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Recipe Ingredients

4 cups of maize flour

6 cups of water

Recipe Instructions

  1. Boil water in a big pot
  2. Add the maize flour and stir to eliminate lumps by mashing.
  3. Keep adding the flour to make a thick porridge. It should be thicker than mashed potatoes.
  4. Shape it into your desired shape.
  5. Keep stirring until the maize meal is evenly distributed and well cooked.
  6. Top with a pat of butter or margarine.
  7. Tip out onto a plate- the ugali should hold its shape.
  8. Cover and keep warm.

Recipe yield

4 servings

About Kenyan Ugali

Ugali is a stiff porridge that is made out of maize flour (Corn flour in American English). Kenyans love to eat ugali especially when it is accompanied by Nyama Choma (Roast Meat) and veggies. It is quite similar to the Nigerian fufu.

Ugali is a staple food in Kenya and will be found in majority of Kenyan households. Both rich and poor love to have ugali in their dinner timetables.

Reviewer Rating

4 out of 5

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