Welcome to our blog! Today, we’re sharing a delicious and easy recipe for pate kode, a traditional West African dish made with ground nuts and spices.
This dish is not only flavorful and satisfying but also vegan and gluten-free, making it a great option for those with dietary restrictions.
We love serving pate kode as an appetizer or snack, but it’s also hearty enough to be enjoyed as a main course.
In this post, we’ll walk you through the steps to make your own pate kode at home. We hope you’ll try this recipe, and let us know what you think in the comments!
Pate Kode Recipe
- 1 cup ground peanuts or other nuts of your choice (such as almonds or cashews)
- 1 small onion, finely chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 tablespoon tomato paste
- 1 teaspoon cumin
- 1/2 teaspoon paprika
- 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onions and garlic and cook until the onions are translucent about 5 minutes.
- Add the ground nuts, tomato paste, cumin, paprika, cayenne (if using), salt, and pepper to the skillet. Stir well to combine.
- Reduce the heat to low and continue to cook, occasionally stirring, until the mixture is heated and the nuts are fragrant for about 10 minutes.
- Serve the pate kode warm, with crackers or bread as an appetizer or as a topping for toast or sandwiches. Enjoy!
- For added flavor and nutrition, you can also add other vegetables to the pate kode, such as grated carrots or bell peppers.
- For a creamier texture, you can add a tablespoon or two of coconut milk or vegan sour cream to the mixture before serving.
- For added flavor and visual appeal, you can also garnish the pate kode with fresh herbs, such as cilantro or parsley.
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