Kishumba (Green Plantains & Beans) Tanzania

This is banana and beans meal originated from Northeastern region in Tanzania.

Banana (green plantain)
Salt to taste
extra-virgin oil 
Bicarbonate of sod or Accent flavor enhancer 
Pumpkin (option)

Cook the beans as directed until they are done in a heavy pot.
Peel, cut and wash plantains
Add them and bicarbonate of soda in a beans pot and cook for 45 minutes.
Add your pumpkin, olive oil and salt.
Cook for 15 more minutes
Mashed them together.

Serve while hot with veggie or beef stew. Also you can serve this with milk or tea. 


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