Hawa Makes Digaag Qumbe (Somali Stew) | From the Test Kitchen | Bon Appétit

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  • Published: 27 August 2019
  • Join Bon Appétit guest Hawa Hassan in the Test Kitchen as she makes digaag qumbe. Warming cumin, cardamom, turmeric, and ginger make this Somali chicken stew recipe a rich aromatic experience. While it’s traditional to serve stews like diaag qumbe with a whole banana (get ready for a delicious study in hot-cold, savory-sweet contrasts) and white rice, Hawa likes to put her own spin on the dish—as all of the women in her family do—by switching in fresh spinach.

    Check out the recipe here: https://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/digaag-qumbe-yogurt-coconut-chicken
    And check out Hawa's hot sauce here: https://basbaassauce.com/

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Comments • 2 504

  • Nelly Gitau
    Nelly Gitau  8 hours back

    I love her...can we get more of her videos?
    Is it 'kadogo' or whatever it is they spelled...

    • your local train wreck
      your local train wreck  19 hours back

      Oh my gosh I love her she’s so sweet

      • PeacefulCrescent
        PeacefulCrescent  2 days back

        100% down with African people making African recipes!!!

        • TextbookIdiocy
          TextbookIdiocy  2 days back

          Month late, but i now want to make this dish!

          • Madds
            Madds  6 days back

            I loved every single thing about this video 😫💞 she really loves her family and culture, couldn't be more wholesome

            • Sarah Berman
              Sarah Berman  7 days back

              I loveee herrrr❤️❤️

              • Wadani Wanagsan
                Wadani Wanagsan  1 weeks back

                Hawa Hassan you made us proud🇸🇴. I could eat this with my eyes😍😍😍. May Allah reward you for your efforts ameen. May Allah grant you the best in this life and the next ameen.

                • Bushra Mollick
                  Bushra Mollick  2 weeks back

                  this reminds me so much of indian/south asian cooking. always exciting to see how these spices truly transcend so far.

                  • Jill
                    Jill  2 weeks back

                    can molly and her do more vids together their chemistry is already so nice to watch

                    • hppynes
                      hppynes  2 weeks back

                      Im so gonna try this it looks like rlly good comfort food

                      • Tokijin25
                        Tokijin25  2 weeks back

                        Hawa is sooo hot

                        • ABDIMALIK AHMED
                          ABDIMALIK AHMED  2 weeks back

                          Good cook

                          • Jon VanDerKooi
                            Jon VanDerKooi  2 weeks back

                            Great great great, especially for her first video. Hope we get to see more of her.

                            • Beringeringerhein
                              Beringeringerhein  2 weeks back

                              She is so beautiful and likable!

                              • ierinnn
                                ierinnn  2 weeks back

                                this girl is so cute i love her vibe please keep her

                                • jaama20
                                  jaama20  2 weeks back

                                  is she wearing high heels ? she is too tall for a woman.

                                  • A typical white man
                                    A typical white man  2 weeks back

                                    For the last time, SOMALIA DOES NOT HAVE THE LONGEST COASTLINE IN AFRICA!!!!!!!!!

                                    Madagascar does.

                                    • Macrobian worier
                                      Macrobian worier  2 weeks back

                                      main land Africa somalia has longest coastline but in whole of Africa Madagascar has longest coastline and Somalia has second longest coastline

                                  • Persnickity B
                                    Persnickity B  2 weeks back

                                    Love her. Really interested in less known food. Italian, french, American i know. Somalia? Suuuper interested

                                    • miklosl88
                                      miklosl88  2 weeks back

                                      This recipe is so good, y'all. Make it!!!

                                      • Jynx Press
                                        Jynx Press  2 weeks back

                                        More Hawa pleaseeeee <3

                                        • Shelley Ardern
                                          Shelley Ardern  3 weeks back

                                          💕🧡 amazing! Defs making this!

                                          • Kate Pabito
                                            Kate Pabito  3 weeks back

                                            I love this! this is such an interesting cuisine with a great history!

                                            • Fish & Eggs
                                              Fish & Eggs  3 weeks back

                                              Love her!!!

                                              • baldingwomenable
                                                baldingwomenable  3 weeks back

                                                YES FINALLY A BLACK CHEF LIKE 😭😭😭😭 THIS RECIPE LOOKS AMAZINGGG 💕💕💕💕💕💕

                                                • DM Pope
                                                  DM Pope  3 weeks back

                                                  Never really through about Somalian and Ethiopian cuisine being a crazy mix of eastern African and Italian cooking style, she’s a very poignant presenter and I’d love to see more of her!

                                                  • john edwards
                                                    john edwards  3 weeks back

                                                    MOAR HEAT

                                                    • Alister Day
                                                      Alister Day  3 weeks back

                                                      My new favourite person 😂😂😂😂

                                                      • strayiggyTV
                                                        strayiggyTV  3 weeks back

                                                        I felt like I could smell this dish and it smelled amazing 😍

                                                        • b28e
                                                          b28e  3 weeks back

                                                          more hawa more hawa more hawa!!!!!

                                                          • KING OF CACTI
                                                            KING OF CACTI  3 weeks back

                                                            yo i love her

                                                            • WhatAshleyKnows
                                                              WhatAshleyKnows  3 weeks back

                                                              I need help!!! I made this and definitely missed a step because my version is sooooo BLAND! As someone who's a terrible cook, what can I do to add heat?

                                                              • Alex Hail
                                                                Alex Hail  3 weeks back

                                                                WhatAshleyKnows expired spices ?

                                                            • Julie Boyer
                                                              Julie Boyer  4 weeks back

                                                              This was excellent

                                                              • Aymun Ahmed
                                                                Aymun Ahmed  4 weeks back

                                                                i love her

                                                                • Stephany Gallegos
                                                                  Stephany Gallegos  4 weeks back

                                                                  okay we need Hawa to make more videos!!!! we love a beautiful black woman

                                                                  • MoSkeee
                                                                    MoSkeee  4 weeks back

                                                                    Made this last night for dinner, and it came out DELICIOUS!! Only did one change, I cooked the tomato paste in the onions after the seasoning. Otherwise kept to the recipe as written. I kept the jalapeño seeds hoping for extra heat, but it was still pretty mild for our taste. Still really delicious flavors! I’ve never made any kind of curry dish from scratch, but I know my husband will want this again. Thank you for sharing your family recipe!

                                                                    • Emily Pratt
                                                                      Emily Pratt  4 weeks back

                                                                      Somali's have the most beautiful and smooth skin

                                                                      • Leonida
                                                                        Leonida  1 weeks back

                                                                        True, and Somali women have also very beautiful hands

                                                                    • Benji
                                                                      Benji  4 weeks back

                                                                      I LOVE HERRRR!!!!

                                                                      • Emma Quan
                                                                        Emma Quan  4 weeks back

                                                                        This dish looks delicious! And Hawa was lovely to watch. I love seeing more diverse dishes from different countries and cultures; and a great history lesson on the spice trade! It's always great to hear about food backgrounds

                                                                        • Shaowen Lo
                                                                          Shaowen Lo  4 weeks back

                                                                          Made this dish tonight, it was good. Note to self, the serving size is true to size. If you are eating with 2 people, half the recipe.

                                                                          • Megan Lopez
                                                                            Megan Lopez  4 weeks back

                                                                            I like her a lot!

                                                                            • Amiya Dhar Diwan
                                                                              Amiya Dhar Diwan  1 months back

                                                                              Anyone else notice Molly and her trying to keep it together despite an undertone of banana innuendos?

                                                                              • Alexandra Goodenough
                                                                                Alexandra Goodenough  1 months back

                                                                                More videos like this!! Loved hearing what she shared about her family history.

                                                                                • José Gotés
                                                                                  José Gotés  1 months back

                                                                                  love her!!! and will definetely try to make this one :D

                                                                                  • Eudora Evans
                                                                                    Eudora Evans  1 months back

                                                                                    My favorite! She's a keeper!

                                                                                    • Kristen Cavanaugh
                                                                                      Kristen Cavanaugh  1 months back

                                                                                      I just made this and it is sooooooo amazing!!! Please more of Hawa <3

                                                                                      • DancingSpacePotato
                                                                                        DancingSpacePotato  1 months back

                                                                                        This got me hyped up! I want to make this and see her more and learn more about Somalian cuisine.

                                                                                        • Chris Lambert
                                                                                          Chris Lambert  1 months back

                                                                                          She’s adorable and that looks amazing!!!

                                                                                          • Anna S
                                                                                            Anna S  1 months back

                                                                                            This looks like the ultimate Fun Food. I'd make this late at night just to have a good time.