How to Make a Delicious Ugandan Groundnut Stew

Are you looking to add some new and exciting flavors to your cooking repertoire? Look no further than this Ugandan Groundnut Stew recipe! Made with a savory blend of peanuts, tomatoes, and spices, this hearty stew is a staple in Ugandan cuisine. It’s easy to make and perfect for a cozy night in or a dinner party with friends. Get ready to tantalize your taste buds with this delicious recipe!


  • 1/2 cup of roasted groundnuts (peanuts)
  • 2 medium-sized onions, chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon of tomato paste
  • 2 medium-sized tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 cups of water
  • 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Heat the vegetable oil in a large pot over medium heat.
  2. Add the chopped onions and minced garlic, and sauté until they become translucent.
  3. Add the tomato paste and stir until it’s well combined with the onions and garlic.
  4. Add the chopped tomatoes and cook until they become soft and mushy.
  5. Add the roasted groundnuts to the pot and stir until they are well coated with the tomato mixture.
  6. Add the water and bring the stew to a boil.
  7. Reduce the heat to low, cover the pot, and let it simmer for 20-25 minutes or until the stew thickens.
  8. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

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