Peanut sauce

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This delicious peanut sauce goes well with many Malagasy dishes. Classically, it is served in the southeast of Madagascar together with brochettes, zebu skewers, as street food, and in small restaurants on the roadside. However, you can of course also enjoy chicken skewers or samboza with it.


  • 2 tomatoes
  • 10 tablespoons of oil
  • a small piece of ginger
  • 150 g peanuts
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 2 tsp curry
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1,5 tsp salt
  • one cup of water
  • 1 tablespoon chicken broth
  • 2 spring onions

How to do it:

Score the two tomatoes crosswise. Immerse briefly in boiling water, remove directly and peel off the skin. Put the tomatoes in a small pot and mash them. Add the oil and heat. Chop the garlic and ginger very finely and add them. Chop the peanuts in a blender, there should not be any pieces left that are too big. Also, add them to the pot. Add curry, pepper, and salt, stir well. Dissolve the chicken broth in a cup of warm water and thin the sauce with it. Finally, add two spring onions cut into small rings, and remove the pot from the stove. Enjoy your meal!

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