onion, finely diced
ginger, finely diced / grated
garlic, finely diced
sweet potato, cut into small even cubes
French lentils, rinsed
black pepper, ground
In a pan over medium heat, warm vegetable oil until shimmering. Add onion to cook until soft and translucent (~10 mins).
Add to cook garlic and ginger for 3 mins. Add cumin powder, ground coriander, and chili flakes and stir for 2 mins.
Stir in and cook sweet potato and green lentils for 2 mins.
Add tomatoes and vegetable stock and bring to a boil. Then, reduce heat to simmer for 15 mins.
Combine the rest of the ingredients in and let it simmer until vegetables are soft (~10 mins).
cilantro, finely chopped
In a pot, bring water and fonio to a boil. Then, turn the heat off and let it sit covered for 5 mins.
Fluff with a fork. Mix in cilantro.
Divide the West African sweet potato & peanut stew into two bowls. Add fonio and garnish with more cilantro.