Malawian Peanut Futali

Recipe courtesy of "The Fairtrade Everyday Cookbook" by Sophie Grigson, copyright 2008. Used by permission of Dorling Kindersley Limited. All rights reserved.

Malawian Peanut Futali

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    4 medium-sized sweet potatoes or cassava or half a pumpkin, washed and peeled and cut into pieces Pinch of salt
    2 oz (60 g) peanut flour A handful of Fairtrade peanuts, chopped, to garnish


    Total: 30 min (Quick)
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    • 1

      Bring a large saucepan of water to the boil. Add the sweet potatoes (or cassava or pumpkin) pieces and cook until almost tender.

    • 2

      Drain the water off once they are cooked.

    • 3

      Add the peanut flour and salt, and mash everything together.

    • 4

      Stir continuously, and continue cooking for a further few minutes until the mixture is almost dry. Garnish with Fairtrade peanuts.

    • 5

      Serve immediately.

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