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Basic Ghanaian Gravy
From: mary

Rice is served many time in Ghana as dinner. This is a basic Tomato Ghanaian Gravy that can be served over plain white rice. From the website Buchele Ghana Adventure.


  • 2 medium onions, diced
  • 8 tomatoes, Romas preferred
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon seasoning salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 green pepper, diced (optional)

Heat oil in frying pan and saute onions until soft, but not brown.

Add tomatoes, cayenne pepper, seasoning salt and thyme (plus green pepper is using).

Fry for 30 minutes until tomatoes are soft and deep red in color.