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Ramadan cookbook: Pottage

Featherstone Agency


  • 3 pounds of spinach
  • 650 grams of potatoes
  • 500 grams of carrot
  • 150 grams of green onions
  • 300 grams of green pepper
  • 400 grams of tomato 
  • 50 grams of garlic 
  • 1 tablespoon curry 
  • 12 cups of water 
  • 1/2 tablespoon of salt 
  • 1/2 cup of oil 

Cooking Instructions: 

  1. In a sauce pot, boil the spinach with half of the water for about 30 minutes. 
  2. Then, add the carrot and potatoes and let them boil. 
  3. After 15 minutes, add all other ingredients and let them cook until they get too soft .
  4. Blend and serve.

This recipe was shared by Mamba Hamissi, owner of Baobab Fare in Detroit. You can read that post here.

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