03 Aug

How to Cook Sukuma Wiki (Collard Greens)- 10 Minute Healthy Meal


kenyan sukuma wiki recipe

Well fried sukuma wiki recipe  is a great accompaniment for ugali.  Sukuma wiki recipe is the easiest meal to cook and it’s very nutritious. Furthermore, this recipe requires easy to find ingredients. If you are looking for the perfect sukuma wiki recipe, this is it!

Sukuma wiki is an easy way to incorporate eating more greens in your diet. Though it’s a long life partner for Ugali 🙂 , you can use it along other side dishes such as plantain or mashed potatoes to mention but a few.

If you didn’t know how to cook sukuma wiki before, by the end of cooking this sukuma wiki recipe, you be a pro.

Benefits of Eating Sukuma Wiki (Collard Greens)

sukuma greens

  • Anti-cancer properties: Sukuma wiki (collard greens) contain glucosinolates that offer protection against various types of cancer such as digestive tract and lung cancer.
  • They offer antioxidants that protect your cells and your DNA against drastic damage that could interfere with normal cell activity and cause them to mutate eventually leading to cancer.
  • Collard greens ( Sukuma Wiki) help to lower cholesterol levels by eliminating bile acids(fat) from the body.
  • Sukuma Wiki is rich in Vitamin K, B vitamins, calcium and Vitamin A.
  • These greens are an incredible source of dietary fiber. Whenever I feel bloated and constipated and eat a sukuma wiki recipe, I generously visit the toilet and solve my problem 🙂
  • If you are embarking on a weight loss journey, you better include sukuma wiki in your diet because they are low in calories.

kenya sukuma wiki

 Sukuma Wiki Recipe (Collard Greens) Kenyan Style:


1 Bunch of Sukuma Wiki (Collard Greens), washed and chopped

3 Tomatoes diced

1 large Onion diced

2- 3 Royco or Maggi cubes

Salt to taste

¼ Pepper (optional)

Vegetable oil to Fry


Step 1: Heat oil in a cooking pot at low medium heat and fry the onions until soft

fry onions

Step 2: Next, add in the tomatoes and fry until they form a thick paste. Add in salt, pepper and cubes.

frying sukuma wiki

tomato sauce sukuma wiki

Step 3: Take your chopped Sukuma wiki and add to the cooking tomato sauce.

add sukuma wiki

Step 4: Cover the pot and simmer the Sukuma wiki for 5 minutes.

cover the pot

Step 5: After the 5 minutes, uncover and stir the Sukuma wiki well. Turn off heat.

sukuma wiki 2

cooking sukuma wiki

Serve your sukuma wiki recipe. Enjoy 🙂

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8 thoughts on “How to Cook Sukuma Wiki (Collard Greens)- 10 Minute Healthy Meal

  1. Thanks Nelly I am very greatful for the info concerning our kenyan recipes I’ll definitely use and improve my cooking God bless your great talent.

  2. Thank you so much for this. Please,could you let me know the procedure for cooking sukuma wiki mixed with beef? I ate it in Dar once but it was awesome. Am in Uganda. Thx.

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