Recipes for Change: Caldeirada De Cabrito Com Mandioca (Mozambican Curry)

Try the Recipe at home: Caldeirada De Cabrito Com Mandioca (Mozambican Curry)

Serves 6

Nutritional values per serving:

Calories 1,050 Fat:28.8g Carbs:147.1g Protein: 47.2g


  • 2kg of cassava cut into slices
  • 1kg of goat meat cut into
  • cubes (alternatively use lamb)
  • 600g ripe tomato, sliced
  • 4 medium onions, sliced 4 garlic cloves, diced
  • 3 red peppers, sliced
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 240ml white wine
  • 150ml oil
  • 240ml water
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Parsley to garnish


Cooking Instructions:

  • Season the goat with salt, wine, pepper, 2 bay leaves and oil.
  • Put the seasoned meat into a pot and cook in an oven for one hour, then set aside.
  • In a separate pan add olive oil and place the ingredients in alternating layers, starting with the onions, then the goat, garlic, cassava, tomato, and so on until all ingredients  are used.
  • On the last layer add the rest of the oil, wine, parsley, salt and water.
  • Cover the pan and cook for a further 30 minutes, stirring occasionally to keep the food from sticking to the pan.
  • Ensure the cassava is cooked throughout and then add salt  to taste.


Climate Risks:

  • Increased flooding destroys rangelands
  • and causes sickness among goats living in unhealthy conditions
  • Droughts are making soils unsuitable for growing vegetables and other crops
  • Droughts negatively affect cassava yields


IFAD's ASAP Solutions:

  • Raising shelters to protect goats from floods
  • Training people as para veterinarians
  • Diversifying cropping systems and using drought-resistant crops
  • Using stem multiplication techniques to increase cassava yields