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Dola Samaki Wa Kupaka Recipe


  • 1/2 Tbsp. Paprika
  • 1/2 Turmeric Powder
  • 1 Tbsp. Salt
  • 1/2 Tbsp. Cumin Powder
  • 1/2 Tbsp. Garlic
  • 1/2 Tbsp. Lemon Juice
  • 3 Tbsp. Oil
  • 1 1/2 Cups Coconut Milk

Ingredients (Ugali)

  • 2 cups Dola Maize Flour


Steps (Fish)

  • In a bowl mix Paprika, Turmeric Powder, Salt, Cumin Powder, Garlic, Lemon Juice, and oil
  • Make shallow slits on the fish
  • Apply the paste to the fish and let it rest for 15mins
  • In a different bowl mix 1 1/2 Cups Coconut Milk, 1/2 paprika, 1/2 Turmeric, 1/2 curry powder 1/2, 2 Tbsp. Tamarind Juice and stir frequently till thick.
  • Prepare your barbeque grill and grill each side of the fish

Steps (Ugali)

  • Bring the water to boil in a sufuria. Add 1/2 cup maize meal to the boiling water. Adding a little bit of the maize meal to the water ensures that the water starts to roar which makes the perfect ugali. Stir using a wooden mwiko/ spatula and try to break any lumps apart.
  • Add the remaining flour and get stirring. Using the mwiko/spatula, smooth-en out any lumps that may have formed. If the ugali is not hard enough, add more flour. Lower the heat and keep working the ugali against the sides of the pot, getting rid of any lumps and also making sure it is evenly cooked.