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groundnut (peanut) and pumpkin stew

March 11, 2012

fry garlic in oil

add:
cinnamon
cumin
salt
pepper
ginger
clove
nutmeg (pinch)
a bay leaf
dried hot peppers (or minced fresh ones)

-black-eyed peas or black beans
-winter squash like pumpkin, butternut, or acorn
-2 drops of fish sauce or a small tinned fish (optional)
-stock, or bouillon and water

cook until stew-y

add:
a nut butter like peanut or almond

top with roasted peanuts, or a dollop of plain yogurt, or cilantro, or all 3