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15 Delicious African Recipes You Should Try This Easter

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15 Delicious African Recipes You Should Try This Easter
15 Delicious African Recipes You Should Try This Easter

Easter Sunday is almost here. Celebrate with a new flavor to a family favorite or encourage your family and guests to tease their palates with exotic flavors from different parts of Africa. Here are a few dinner recipes and hearty starters.

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#1. Fish Pepper Soup

Fish Pepper Soup
Fish Pepper Soup (Photo Credit: By Immaculate Bites)

Fish Pepper Soup – A quick and easy robustly flavored African Fish Soup. A soup that is widely enjoyed in most West African Countries and I would say a soup that can lead to so many variations. Get Recipe Here

#2 Goat Meat Pepper Soup

Goat Meat Pepper Soup
Goat Meat Pepper Soup (Photo Credit: By Low Carb Africa)

This goat meat pepper soup is a favorite Nigerian soup that is so nutritious and filling. It’s heartwarming, ethnic flavors will cheer you up and soothe your soul! Get Recipe Here

#3. Kelewele Recipe (Ghana – Spicy Fried Plantains)

 Kelewele Recipe (Ghana – Spicy Fried Plantains)
Kelewele Recipe (Ghana – Spicy Fried Plantains)(Photo Credit: By Zeelicious Foods)

Kelewele (pronounced Kay-lay-way-lay) is a popular Ghanaian dish made with fried plantains seasoned with spices. It is often served with rice and bean stew or alone as a vegetarian dessert or snack. In Ghana, you can find the street vendors ready to hand over this amazing West African treat. Get Recipe Here

#4. Mahjouba (Algerian Crêpes)

Mahjouba (Algerian Crêpes)
Mahjouba (Algerian Crêpes)(Photo Credit: By Anti-Chef)

Mahjouba is a delicious Algerian appetizer. It is a crepe made of semolina filled with a mixture of cooked onion & tomatoes. Français Mahjouba is one of the most popular street foods in Algeria. It is a sort of a pancake/crepe made of semolina, filled with a mixture of cooked onion & tomatoes. I love it served with a good helping of harissa – a North African chili paste, but of course, it is equally as delicious without. Get Recipe Here

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#5. West African Beef Kabobs

 West African Beef Kabobs
West African Beef Kabobs (Photo Credit: By Feel Good Foodie)

Suya is a delicous Kebab, popular in West Africa. It is grilled beef with different spices. It makes for one popular appetizer across cultures. Get Recipe Here

#6. Berbere Chicken with Ethiopian Lentils

Berbere Chicken with Ethiopian Lentils
Berbere Chicken with Ethiopian Lentils (Photo Credit: By Feasting At Home)

If you planned to cook some chicken for Easter dinner then consider switching things up a little and incorporate some East African flavors. Berbere is a spice blend typically consisting of chili peppers, garlic, ginger, basil, and fenugreek among other spices. Get Recipe Here

#7. Achu

Achu
Achu (Photo Credit: By Immaculate Bites)

Achu is a delicacy from Cameroon. In its most basic form, it consists of pounded cocoyam paired with a delicately prepared yellow soup.  The end result is a flavorful delicacy that will leave guests savoring every mouthful. Get Recipe Here

#8. Sega Wat (Spicy Ethiopian Beef Stew)

Sega Wat (Spicy Ethiopian Beef Stew)
Sega Wat (Spicy Ethiopian Beef Stew) (Photo Credit: By Daring Gourmet)

Sega Wat is Spicy Ethiopian Beef Stew which is traditionally eaten with injera, Ethiopia’s famous fermented flatbread. This spongy pancake-like flatbread is used in place of utensils to scoop the sega wat into your mouth and mop up any remaining bits of sauce. Get Recipe Here

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#9. Yummy Nigerian Egusi Soup

Yummy Nigerian Egusi Soup
Yummy Nigerian Egusi Soup (Photo Credit: By Precious Core)

Egusi Soup is a popular Nigerian recipe made with melon seeds, select vegetable, palm oil and assorted proteins. It can be paired with rice, yam, plantains, or fufu. Get Recipe Here

#10. Edikaikong (Edikang Ikong Soup)

 Edikaikong (Edikang Ikong Soup)
Edikaikong (Edikang Ikong Soup) (Photo Credit: By Yummy Medley)

EdiKaikong is a delicious vegetable soup that is usually paired with pounded yam and will be a good addition to any Easter menu. Get Recipe Here

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#11. Sweet Semolina Cake – Ravani

Sweet Semolina Cake - Ravani
Sweet Semolina Cake – Ravani (Photo Credit: By Akis Petretzikis)

Sweet Semolina Cake- This is the most beloved cake of people all around the eastern Mediterranean basin! The syrup infused cake is extremely popular in the Middle East, the Balkans and on the Horn of Africa. Get Recipe Here

#12. Golabjamoun (Zambian Sweet Potato Dessert)

Golabjamoun (Zambian Sweet Potato Dessert)
Golabjamoun (Zambian Sweet Potato Dessert) (Photo Credit: By Varada’s Kitchen and Garden)

For Easter Dessert, why not try Zambia’s Golabjamoun? It is an addictive sweet potato cake. Get Recipe Here

#13. Cocada Amarela

Cocada Amarela
Cocada Amarela (Photo Credit: By 196Flavors)

Cocada Amerela is actually not an Angolan original. It is one of the remnants of colonization that has now become infused with the culinary culture of the area. This delicious dessert is made primarily from coconut and eggs. Get Recipe Here

#14. Makrout ( Makroudh)

Makrout ( Makroudh)
Makrout ( Makroudh) (Photo Credit: By Treats Homemade)

Makrout or Makroudh is a North African dessert made with semolina, dates, and honey. Get Recipe Here >>

#15. Milk Tart Recipe

Milk Tart Recipe
Milk Tart Recipe (Photo Credit: By Ester Kocht)

Melktert or Milk Tart is a very common and popular dessert in South Africa with dutch influences. It is easy to make and very delicious. Get Recipe Here

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