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Abi Olayiwola
This quick way to prepare githeri, using canned beans and frozen sweetcorn saves on time, but tastes so amazing.
4.41 from 5 votes
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine African, Kenyan
Servings 2
Calories 302 kcal


  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 1 Onion medium chopped
  • 2 cloves Garlic chopped
  • ½ teaspoon Curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon Smoked paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon Chilli ground
  • 1 can Red kidney beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup Frozen sweet corn
  • ½ can Chopped tomatoes
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 stalks Spring onions chopped
  • Chopped Coriander a few sprigs chopped


  • Heat the oil in a pot under medium heat.
  • Cook the onions in the oil until it is soft, then add the garlic and stir for 30 seconds.
  • Pour in the curry powder and paprika, while stirring for another minute to prevent burning.
  • Pour in the beans, corn and tomatoes into the pot
  • Add 1 cup of water.
  • Add salt, cover the pot and allow to cook for about 15 mins.
  • Add the spring onions and leave for another minute.
  • Remove from heat and mix in the chopped coriander.


Calories: 302kcal
Keyword Githeri, Kenyan Githeri
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