Mafé a famous and traditional peanut stew mostly served in West Africa. The dish is well-known across Senegal, Mali, Ghana, Ivory Coast and the Gambia where it is referred to as Domoda. It is also one of the national dishes of Gambia. 

You will find different variations of the dish across the West African sub-region. In Senegal, the Mafé is made with beef, lamb, fish, or chicken. It can also be prepared without any meat using vegetables such as carrots, okra, potatoes, pumpkins, sweet potatoes, onions, tomatoes, garlic, cabbage, chilies, and lots of spices.

In Senegal, the dish is usually accompanied with plain white rice. However, in other countries such as Mali, it is served with couscous. In Cote d’Ivoire, it is accompanied by fufu while in Ghana the Mafé is cooked with boiled eggs.


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