Featured Kenya Food Recipe: Ugali

Ugali is a Kenyan staple also known as corn fufu. It’s a soft cornmeal dough that Kenyans usually eat with saucy meat or vegetables. Here’s an ugali recipe, and here are all the 2022 Global Children’s Book Club cook along recipes.

Wali wa Nazi is another delicious Kenyan food. It is a coconut rice that is a popular along the Indian Ocean coast. It is white rice is cooked with grated coconut meat to create a fragrant twist on plain boiled rice. Wali wa nazi is specifically a Swahili recipe and is often eaten with fish or chicken curry, some vegetables, or even bean stew. Here’s a recipe to make it at home!

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