034 Chad – Daraba

034 Chad - Daraba2


Daraba is a traditional dish prepared with okra, tomatoes, sweet potatoes, greens, peanut butter (or peanut paste), and additional ingredients.


20 fresh okra – chopped

3  tomatoes – chopped

1 cup mixed greens – finely shredded (a chiffonade)

1 sweet potato – cubed

1 eggplant – cubed

3/4 cup peanut butter

1 stock cube

Salt to taste

Pepper to taste

Cayenne pepper to taste


1. Add the vegetables to a pot and cover with water and spices

2. Bring the water to a boil

3. Reduce to a simmer and cook for half an hour, or until the vegetables are almost done

4. Remove 3/4 cups of the stock and mix with the peanut butter to form a smooth sauce

5. Add the peanut butter and the stock cube to the vegetables and simmer for 10 minutes, or until the sauce has thickened

Original recipe found here:



Author: martymadeitproductions

A Home Chef's Journey

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