October 24, 2015

Irio 0 5 0

This is a potato mash that includes a corn and green peas combo. Whether prepared to mop gravy as in Kenya’s nyama na irio or as a side for say, a typical East African Nyama Choma or a West African suya kebab, Irio is a fantastic mash.



I kg potatoes

250g of green peas

250g of corn

100-250g unsalted butter

1/4 cup milk

salt to taste


1Boil potatoes until almost cooked

2Boil the green peas and corn until tender

3Drain boiled and potatoes and add drained peas and corn to the pot

4Mash potatoes, green peas and corn adding the butter and milk

5Add salt and black pepper to taste

Canned peas and corn can be used but do bear in mind that these come pre-cooked


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