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Ghanaian gravy in a dish

Ghanaian gravy

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 6 - 8

Serve this gravy with our spiced rice with beef recipe for a Ghanaian-inspired dish that's great for a large gathering or family feast

  • Dairy-free
  • Egg-free
  • Gluten-free
  • Healthy
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per serving (8)
NutrientUnit
kcal72
fat4g
saturates0.3g
carbs6g
sugars5g
fibre2g
protein1g
salt0.02g
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Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 3 tbsp tomato purée
  • 4 tomatoes, chopped
  • 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 1 scotch bonnet chilli or 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 4 thyme sprigs, leaves picked, or ½ tsp dried thyme

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the vegetable oil in a saucepan over a medium heat and cook the onions for 10 mins until softened. Add the tomato purée and sizzle for a few minutes.

  • STEP 2

    Stir in the tomatoes, the can of chopped tomatoes, the whole scotch bonnet chilli or cayenne pepper, the thyme and 200ml water. Season well and simmer for 30 mins until the gravy has thickened and is a deep red colour. Remove and discard the scotch bonnet chilli before serving.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, November 2021

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