Botswanian Cuisine


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The cuisine of Botswana is unique but also shares some characteristics with other cuisines of Southern Africa. Examples of Setswana food include pap, samp, vetkoek, and mopane worms. A food unique to Botswana is seswaa, salted mashed-up meat. Watermelons are believed to have originated in Botswana.
The markets of Botswana are filled with a large variety of foods. Some are grown locally using irrigation and some are imported from neighbouring countries. A large quantity of high-quality beef is raised in Botswana. Lamb, mutton, chicken and other meats are also plentiful. Beef is the most popular meat, followed by goat meat. River fish are also part of Botswana cuisine.

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Seswaa is a traditional meat dish of Botswana, made of beef, goat meat. It is prepared using left over cuts …
(0 ) Diphaphatha (Botswanian)
Phaphatha is a circular, flattened dumpling from Botswana, consisting of flour and yeast. It is cooked without water, often in …
Dikgobe is a Botswana dish consisting of a combination of peas, beans and samp, which is processed maize, giving the …
Serobe is a popular dish from Botswana consisting of cow, sheep, or goat lungs and intestines which are cooked until …
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Most common dishes consumed for breakfast in Botswana


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List of dishes that people in Botswana normally eat for lunch.