Clive’s Matoke


During the time Katherine and Andrea were here, my friend Clive got to know them and offered to make us Matoke- Ugandan Style! It was really fun to watch the whole process and I was so happy that my friend Bethany was also visiting Nairobi to join us!

  • 2 TBSP oil
  • 4 onions, chopped
  • 1 diced carrot
  • 4 cups tomatoes, peeled, chopped into quarters
  • 2 tsp garlic
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • 2 TBSP Royco
  • 21/2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter (mix with a bit of water to make a paste)
  • 18 green bananas (enough for 7 people)
  1. Heat oil is a large saucepan. Then add onion and carrot, cooking until golden brown.
  2. Add tomatoes and boil for 5 minutes.
  3. Add garlic, pepper, curry, and Royco and stir and simmer for 10 minutes.
  4. Now add water and whole, peeled bananas. Cover and let the mixture boil and cook the banana’s for about 20 minutes, untli soft.
  5. Add the peanut butter paste to the bananas and mix together before serving.


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