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How to make delicious Irio

Recipes and steps for making irio in Kenya

Cooking time

40-50 minutes

Recipe Category

Dinner

Recipe Cuisine

Kenyan

Cooking Method

Simmering

Recipe Ingredients

  • Potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks -- 1 1/2 pounds

Recipe Instructions

Recipe Yield

4 to 6 people

About Irio

Irio was originally a delicacy that was prepared by the Kikuyu community. It has now become popular all over Kenya. There are different variations of irio but the basic ingredients that have to be present are: potatoes and peas together with maize. Irio is frequently complemented with grilled steak known as Nyama na Irio

Reviewer Rating

4 out of 5

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