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Embark on a flavorful journey to Cameroon with our Mbakbaka recipe. This delightful dish, a treasure in Cameroonian cuisine, blends diverse spices and fresh vegetables to create a symphony of tastes that represent the heart of the country's culinary heritage.
2 lbs beef or chicken, diced (kg: 0.9)
2 cups corn or cassava flour (lb: 0.88, kg: 0.4)
1 cup palm oil
1 large onion, finely chopped
3 tomatoes, diced
2 bell peppers, sliced
4 cups water
Salt, pepper, and seasoning to taste
In a pot, heat palm oil and sauté chopped onions until golden brown. Add diced meat, stirring until browned on all sides. Incorporate tomatoes, bell peppers, and seasoning, allowing them to simmer for a few minutes. In a separate bowl, mix corn or cassava flour with water to create a smooth, pourable consistency. Gradually pour the flour mixture into the pot, stirring continuously to avoid lumps. Cook on low heat, stirring until the mixture thickens. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Mbakbaka is best enjoyed hot, served with a side of plantains or rice. Gather friends and family to share in the joy of this Cameroonian culinary delight.
Mbakbaka is more than a recipe it's a celebration of Cameroon's rich culinary tapestry, bringing people together with every delightful bite.