How To Prepare Matumbo Fry

Learn how to prepare matumbo fry. This recipe is very easy to follow and in no time you will be having a delicious meal.

How To Prepare Matumbo Fry


  • 1/2kg Matumbo (tripe) washed thoroughly and cut into small pieces
  • 2 cherry tomatoes tomatoes
  • 1 small red onion
  • 1 clove of garlic freshly grated or crushed
  • 1 teaspoon of freshly crushed
  • stalks of 1 bunch dania/cilantro, finely chopped
  • Fresh parsley stalks (optional)
  • 1∕2 cup green olives (optional)
  • Mixed colored peppers, about a teaspoon of each 3 colors
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1∕2 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • Fresh parsley stalks (optional)
  • 1∕2 cup green olives (optional)
  • Salt to Taste
  • Water


Boil matumbo for at least 2 hours or until tender.

On a separate pan fry onions until golden brown. Put little oil as matumbo is usually very fatty.

Add Garlic and turn. Add tomatoes and turn for a minute. Add dhania followed by salt then chilli if you are using. add matumbo. Since matumbo is already fully cooked, just boil for 5 minutes.