githeri

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githeri (uncountable)

  1. A traditional Kenyan meal of maize and beans mixed and boiled together.
    • 2017 July 1, “‘I find myself saving 10 per cent or less, sometimes none’”, in Daily Nation[1]:
      I spend about Sh200 on food daily; Sh50 on breakfast (tea with two mandazis), a Sh100 lunch that comprises a plate of githeri with avocado and another Sh50 supper that is ugali and sukuma wiki.

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