Dengu (Green Grams) Recipe

Dengu (Green Grams) Recipe


Dengu is one of the edible seeds. It is common in Kenya since most people take it with chapati or rice. Dengu when cooked is a high source of proteins.


  • 250g Green grams (dengu)
  • 2 tablespoons Cooking oil
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 Tomatoes
  • 1 Onion
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1/2 cup Bell Pepper
  • 1 clove Garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon Paprika
  • Royco

Preparation Procedure

  • Wash and boil the green grams until they are soft do not overcook them
  • Drain excess water and set aside
  • In a frying pan pour cooking oil and chopped onions and let them cook until they are translucent then add mashed garlic
  • Add chopped tomatoes and bell pepper and allow them to cook until the tomatoes are well mashed
  • Add salt, paprika, and royco and stir
  • Add drained green grams then mix well
  • Add a cup of water and cover for 5 minutes
  • Green grams stew is ready to serve with chapati or rice

Where to buy ingredients

Open Market, Groceries, Supermarkets

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Recipe by Winnie | Last updated on February 13, 2024

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