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Mogodu is a meal prepared by the South Africans which consists of chopped tripe that has been stewed. Tripe is meat that comes from the stomach lining of animals like cow, sheep, goat, pig and is also known as offal. The Zulu people of South Africa are usually the ones who make this dish.

The good thing is that, you will be nourishing your body with vitamin B12, phosphorus and zinc when you cook with tripe.

If you are eager to know more about what goes into preparing the  mogodu dish, then follow us, as we bring you a mouth watering recipe you will not forget in a hurry!



1 kilogram of tripe

2 seasoning cubes (beef flavor)

1 onion

1 tablespoon of ginger

1 tablespoon of cayenne pepper

½ teaspoon of salt



What Mogodu Can Be Served With

Mogodu can be served with pap or dumpling


Special Utensils

  1. Mesh strainer or colander.
  2. Wooden spoon



  1. Clean the tripe well and chop it into smaller sizes as you prefer. Wash well.
  2. Put the tripe into a saucepan and add your onions, salt, ginger, pepper and stock cubes.
  3. Add some water to it, cover with the lid and cook for about 2 hours or until tripe is tender. Stir occasionally while it is on fire and add more water when necessary.
  4. When your mogodu is ready, drain any leftover stock from it and serve.



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