- 250g dried kapents
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 1 large tomato, chopped
- 1 tsp curry powder
- Oil for frying
- Get your main ingredients ready which are chopped onion (1 medium onion), chopped tomato (1 large tomato) and your dried kapenta (250g). Soak your kapenta in boiling water for about 15 minutes. Make sure they are all immersed in the water. After 15 minutes, drain and pat dry your kapenta. Heat oil in pan and add the kapenta.
- Fry until browned up then add onions and curry powder (1 tsp). Stir and fry the onion and kapenta for about a minute. Add the tomatoes, stir, reduce heat and cover the pot for about 5 minutes to allow the tomatoes to get cooked.
- After 5 minutes, add a little of water. You may add soup powder at this point, if using, cover the pot again and let it simmer for another 3 minutes and your kapenta stew is ready to serve.
Pictorial Detailed Instructions
You can serve this with sadza (pap) and muriwo (leafy green vegetables). As you have seen, it also doesn’t take much in terms of preparation. Give it a go and let me know how it turns out.