May 11, 2011 – Sukuma Wiki is one of the healthiest things to eat! Sukuma Wiki, which means “to push the week” implies that the dish is used to stretch the meals in order to last for the week.
Made will leafy green vegetables, usually kale, the finely chopped leafs are sautéed with onions until tender. In other recipes, tomatoes and even chilli are added for extra flavours.
According to Methods of Healing, Kale, is one of their top ten healthiest vegetables.
CAN’T GO WRONG WITH SUKUMA
Sukuma is nothing new for Kenyans: fresh kale is found everywhere, easily grown in home gardens, and Sukuma is a staple in Kenyan cuisine. It’s easy for us to forget about the many health benefits of Sukuma and become bored of something that is readily available.
Next time you catch your eyes wandering from Sukuma Wiki on the menu, trust your gut instinct and order it. You won’t regret it!