Githeri doesn’t have to conjure up memories of the boarding school dining hall that you’d rather forget. If cooked well and served with avocado slices, githeri can be a meal that will leave you licking your fingers asking for more.
Here is a simple fried githeri recipe that you should try. Don’t be afraid to make a difference once you’ve learned how to cook.
- 1 cup of boiled corn and bean mixture.
- 3 cloves of garlic
- Two tomatoes.
- One medium sized onion
- Salt to taste
- Seasoning of your choice
- Black pepper to taste.
- 1 bunch of fresh dhania.
- 2 tablespoons of cooking oil
- Start by boiling an equal proportion of corn and beans until tender. That is, for every 1 cup of corn, add 1 cup of beans.
- Chop your onions, tomatoes and dhania.
- Pound your garlic.
- In a hot pan, add your cooking oil and heat it.
- Add your garlic and lightly fry for about a minute.
- Add your onions and cook them until translucent.
- Add your tomatoes and pepper.
- Reduce heat and cover to let tomatoes cook until mashed.
- Add your githeri and seasoning and continue to fry over medium heat.
- Add about half a cup of water again and simmer over low heat for about fifteen to twenty minutes.
- Add the dhania as the last step.
- Mix it once and serve hot.