Mushrooms – Let’s Cook With Gloria



Photo by Steinpilzen
Wild mushrooms grow in the Zambian bushes during the rainy season. There are different varieties.
Lets try out this delicious meal.

You Will Need:

700grams mushroom
200mls cooking oil (cholesterol free)
1 medium size onion
1 large ripe tomato
750mls water
1/4 teaspoon salt.


Place the mushrooms in a bowl.
Wash in clean cold water.
Split the mushroom using bare hands.A knife is not necessary because mushrooms are soft.
Put oil and water in a medium pot at the same time.
Allow to boil for some minutes.
Put the mushroom and cook for 10 minutes stir gently.
Grate the onions and tomatoes.
Stir and mix the ingredients thoroughly.
Cook for 10 minutes and add salt then simmer.

Remove from heat and allow to cool.
Serve with nshima or rice.
Do not add spices because mushrooms have a natural aroma.
Makes 4 servings.
Enjoy this delicious and mouth watering meal.
Look out for another mushroom meal in our series on Zambian cuisine.


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  3 comments for “Mushrooms – Let’s Cook With Gloria

  1. Samson muchumba
    February 16, 2016 at 5:46 am

    Mmmh, this should be yummy, a delicacy dish.

  2. Michael Douglas
    January 29, 2013 at 4:33 pm

    Can u tell me the meaning of in Zambia Vinasila kudala

    • JS
      January 29, 2013 at 6:31 pm

      Hi Michael,
      “Vinasila kudala” is Nyanja for “It finished a long time ago.”

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