Choroko Sauce

Recipe Description

Although the flavor will be different, Choroko Sauce can also be made with split Peas.


  • 11/2 cups dried Shirakiku® brand mung beans
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 3 medium tomatoes, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 large Onion, peeled and chopped
  • 3 or 4 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • dash salt
  • dash black pepper
  • 1/2 cup water


  1. Place beans in a medium bowl and cover with water. Let soak overnight.
  2. Drain beans in a colander.
  3. Fill a medium saucepan half full of water and bring to a boil over high heat. Add beans and cook for 1 to 1½ hours or until tender.
  4. Drain beans in a colander and place in a medium bowl. Mash well with a fork.
  5. In a large frying pan, heat oil over medium heat for 1 minute.
  6. Add tomatoes, onions, and garlic and sauté until onions are transparent.
  7. Add mashed beans, seasoned salt, salt, black pepper, and ½ cup water and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes. Serve over rice or with chapatis.
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