Last Updated on October 5, 2021 by
Pindakaas Soep or better known as Pinda Bravoe is the Surinamese interpretation of African Peanut Soup Recipe brought over by African slaves. This Suriname Style Peanut Butter Soup stands out from the rest with the inclusion of delicious Plantain Dumplings called tom tom.
Pindakaas Soep met Kip en Tom Tom (Peanut Butter Soup with Chicken & Plantain Dumplings) is a holiday classic in Suriname. Whether it is Christmas or Ramadan, no holiday is complete without Peanut Soup.
Peanut Soup, also known as Groundnut Soup in Africa is ubiquitous throughout West Africa, with each country having their own version. With slavery, African Peanut Soup became popular everywhere they went from Suriname to Virginia.
Due to local preferences and ingredient availability, the interpretations in different regions throughout South America and the southern United States are different from West African Peanut Soup, however, it is clear to see the root of all these Peanut Soup recipes lie in West Africa.
This soup, which really has the consistency like thick stews is perfect for cold days. This rich, thick and luxurious soup is perfect for those wet rainy days or snowy days, especially during the winter months.