Mbaazi Wa Nazi (Pigeon Peas in Coconut Milk)
65 mins (prep 5, cooking 60)
8 ingredients
4-6 servings
Mbaazi wa Nazi (Pigeon Peas with Coconut) are the Swahili way to prepare this popular tropical pulse. The pigeon pea is evidently native to Africa or Asia. In Egypt, the cultivation of pigeon peas began before 2000 B.C. Today pigeon peas are widely cultivated in all tropical and semi-tropical regions the world over, and are especially popular in India and the Caribbean.

Categories:  fruit , coconut , african , nuts , <-4-hours , low-sodium , low-in... , time-to-make , vegan , easy , main-dish , beans , healthy , vegetarian ,
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Serving Size (121.0 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 277.62 Calories from Fat 258.12
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 28.68g 176.48%
Saturated Fat 25.38g 507.52%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 18.26mg 3.04%
Total Carbohydrate 6.93g 9.24%
Dietary Fiber 2.91 g 46.5%
Sugars 4.02 g %
Protein 2.82g 22.56%
Vitamin A 0.09IU% Vitamin C 3.36mg%
Calcium 21.83mg% Iron 2.06mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
pigeon peas, dried