Sweet Potato, Chickpea and Peanut Stew West African Style

Sweet Potato, Chickpea and Peanut Stew West African Style



  • 250 gm onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 Kg sweet potato peeled and chopped into 1 cm chunks
  • 400 gm chopped tomatoes 1 tin
  • 400 gm chickpeas and water 1 tin plus the water
  • 250 gm spinach frozen or 100 gm fresh
  • 100 ml oil vegatable or olive


  • 2 tablespoon cumin ground
  • 1 teaspoon coriander ground
  • 1 teaspoon cardomom ground
  • 1 teaspoon turnmeric ground
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 each vegetable stock cubes gluten free, msg free
  • 200 gm peanut butter crunchy or smooth


  • 400 ml coconut milk 1 tin
  • 250 ml water
  • 50 ml lemon juice 1/4 cup


    • shallot
    • 40 g fresh herbs
    • kohlrabi
    • vegetable peeler
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Peel and finely chop shallot. Wash herbs, shake them dry, and finely chop. Wash and peel kohlrabi, halve, and cut into thick slices.

    • eggs
    • medium pot

    In a medium pot of boiling water, add some of the eggs and cook for approx. 10 min. Remove eggs from pot, drain, peel, and mash with a fork.

    • 50 ml milk
    • 1 tsp mustard (hot)
    • 250 g sour cream
    • lemon (juice)
    • salt
    • pepper
    • large bowl
    • rubber spatula

    To make the sauce: In a large bowl, mix together herbs, milk, shallots, mustard, sour cream, and mashed eggs, until combined. Season with lemon juice, salt, and pepper to taste. Set aside.

    • slotted spoon
    • paper towel
    • large pot

    In a large pot of boiling water cook kohlrabi for approx. 5 – 6 min. Drain and transfer to a paper towel-lined plate to dry.

    • eggs
    • 20 g Parmesan cheese (grated)
    • 150 g breadcrumbs
    • 200 g Parma ham
    • small bowl

    In a small bowl, whisk the remaining eggs together with salt and pepper. On one plate, mix Parmesan and bread crumbs, and add flour to another plate. Wrap kohlrabi slices with Parma ham and dredge them in flour, then beaten eggs, then breadcrumbs. Gently press to seal.

    • 3 tbsp clarified butter
    • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
    • frying pan

    Heat clarified butter and oil in a frying pan over medium high heat. Add kohlrabi and fry for approx. 5 min. on each side, or until browned. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate to drain. Serve schnitzel with green sauce. Enjoy!

Recipe: Kitchen Stories