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Domodah or Domoda

Course Main Dish
Cuisine West African
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 4
Author International Cuisine


  • cooking oil
  • one pound stew meat optional
  • one onion chopped
  • one clove garlic minced (optional)
  • a few tomatoes or canned tomatoes, tomato paste or tomato sauce
  • Maggi® cube or Maggi® sauce or bouillon cube,
  • 2 cups water
  • squash eggplant sweet potato etc. cubed (optional)
  • one hot chile pepper cleaned and chopped (optional)
  • juice of one lemon optional
  • one to two cups peanut butter natural and unsweetened or homemade peanut paste
  • salt to taste
  • black pepper cayenne pepper or red pepper (to taste)


  • Heat oil in a large pot. Brown the meat (if you are using meat) otherwise just the onions.
  • Add all remaining ingredients, (including any other vegetables you are using) except peanut butter. Add enough water to cover. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until everything is done / tender. (twenty minutes or so).
  • Stir in the peanut butter. Continue to simmer on a low heat for ten minutes, stirring often. Adjust seasoning. When the Domodah is done, some of the oil from the peanut butter will separate and float to the top. It may be partially removed, if desired.
  • Serve with Rice.