Maafe is common to much of West Africa. It originates from the Mandinka and Bambara people of Mali. Variants of the dish appear in the cuisine of nations throughout West Africa and Central Africa.
Stewing beef, cut into cubes -- 2 pounds
|Oil -- 2 tablespoons|
|Tomato paste -- 2 tablespoons|
|Tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped -- 2 cups|
|Onion, garlic, ginger (minced)|
|Natural, unsalted peanut butter -- 1 cup|
Water or stock -- 1 to 2 cups
Salt and pepper -- to taste
Nigerian Suya is a very popular spicy street food usually patronised by West Africans.