Chicken with Green Peas and Matoke Ugali

Chicken stroganoff with green peas


  • Chicken cubes
  • 6 pieces of Matoke
  • Green peas
  • Onions
  • 1 teaspoon of Paprika
  • Tomatoes
  • Garlic
  • Carrots
  • Natural yoghurt
  • Salt & pepper
  • Oil
  • Coriander
  • Spinach
  • Maize flour


  • Boil the green peas in salted water for a few minutes. Drain and put aside.
  • In a pan, put a little oil and let it heat. Apply paprika on the chicken cubes and fry each side for 2 minutes until brown. Put aside.
  • In the same pan, add chopped onions, and garlic.Fry them and add carrots and tomatoes, and cook until they are tender. Add a pinch of salt and the yoghurt. Once mixed, add the chicken and peas. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Peel and chop the matoke then boil in salted water for 10-15 minutes until soft. Drain the water into a bowl and mash them.
  • Return the mashed matoke to the stove. Add some hot water and some flour to make ugali with the mash.
  • Serve the chicken stew and matoke ugali with steamed spinach.