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Senegalese Black Eyed Pea Salad with Tankora Peanut Spice Mix

Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Senegalese
Servings: 4


  • Salad Ingredients:
  • 2 cups black eyed peas soaked overnight
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 red bell pepper chopped
  • 1 carrot grated
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • Tankora Ingredients:
  • 1 cup roasted peanuts
  • 2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper


  • To make the tankora, grind the peanuts with all the spices until you have a fine powder.
  • Cook the peas with the garlic in 8 cups water, until the peas are tender. Let cool.
  • In a large bowl, combine the peas with the carrot, bell pepper, lime juice and 1/2 cup of the tankora spice mix.  Mix until thoroughly combined.
  • Let rest for 30 minutes and serve.
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