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katogo

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katogo (uncountable)

  1. (Uganda) A traditional dish cooked in one pot and often featuring matoke.
    • 2006, Pecos Kutesa, Uganda's Revolution, 1979-1986: How I Saw it, page 222:
      Katogo is that meal, a Ugandan delicacy, prepared from a mixture of foodstuffs like matooke, cassava, beans, greens, meat etc.
    • 2009, Patricia Haward, Looking Back: Personal memories of Uganda's troubled past, 1970-2000:
      Shortly after the two boys had come, Maria, Hanja's wife, brought in a Katogo of peas, Irish potatoes and pumpkins.
    • 2018 July 29, A. Kadumukasa Kironde II, “Get to know what katogo is”, in Daily Monitor[1]:
      It is a safe bet that if there is one common dish that is universal to Uganda, it would be katogo. [] The word katogo literally means a ‘mélange’ or mixture of ingredients with one absolute must have; matooke. The process of cooking is done in the manner of braising in other words a combination of stewing and pot roasting.