Waagashi Tomato Stew



Waagashi Tomato Stew

Spicy tomato stew cooked witih anise seeds and white local cheese
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course soup & stew
Cuisine African
Servings 6 People


  • Chopping Board
  • Sharp knife
  • Glass Mixing Bowl
  • Frying Pan
  • Napkin
  • Blender
  • Sauce Pan
  • Wooden Spatula


  • 3 Whole Local Cheese Waagashi
  • 5 Medium Tomatoes
  • 1 Medium Yellow Onion Sliced
  • 1 Medium Red Onion Chopped
  • 4 Red Chilli
  • 200 g Tomato Paste
  • 1 Tsp Nutmeg
  • 1 Tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 Tsp Anise Seed
  • Vegetable Oil
  • 2 Tbsp Salt


  • Cut local cheese into cubes, place in a bowl, add salt, water and let soak for 10 minutes.
  • Heat vegetable oil in a pan over medium heat, add the cheese and fry until golden brown.
  • Take out from the oil and set aside.
  • Blend tomatoes, red onion, garlic and red chilli into a smooth paste.
  • Heat the oil used to fry the cheese, add anise seeds, yellow onion, stir and let sweat for a minute.
  • Add tomato paste, stir and let simmer for 3 minutes, then add the blended mixture.
  • Stir and let simmer down for 7 minutes, then add nutmeg, black pepper, salt, stir and let simmer.
  • Add the fried cheese stir and let it simmer for 3 minuets.
  • Waagashi tomato stew ready to serve.


Keyword stew, tomato stew, Waagashi

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