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Gari Foto | MyWeku Tastes

Gari Foto

Gari Foto

Gari Foto


October 24, 2015

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Gari Foto (Foto is pronounced as Fortor) has always struck me as a functional energy packed meal for time poor folks. It is not a dish to be swooned over for its visual aesthetics and neither does it lend itself to gimmickry.

Gari Foto


200 g Gari

60 ml Warm water (with a little salt added, if desired)

60 ml Cooking oil or palm oil

1-2 Peeled and finely chopped

2-3 Chopped ripe tomatos

1-5 Green chillies (optional)

dash Garlic powder (optional)

dash Smoked paprika, basil, coriander leaves and ground anise

Some cherry tomatoes to garnish (optional)

2 Beaten eggs

1 Boiled egg

Salt to taste


1Put gari in a bowl and sprinkle a little water on it to moisten. Stir to get the moisture evenly spread in the gari

2Chop onions and tomatoes

3Fry onions and tomatoes in a heated pan on medium to high heat for about 5 minutes until onions tenderise.

4Add spices to taste (smoked paprika, garlic powder, basil and coriander leaves were added to this recipe)

5Boil 1 egg separately and fry or oven cook shrimps

6Add 2 beaten eggs to the mix and stir as you would do with scrambled eggs

7Add moistened gari to the eggs, onions, tomatoes mix.

8Remove from heat to serve

9Add boiled egg and shrimps to Gari Foto


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