Cookbook:Miyan Karkashi (Nigerian Sesame Leaf Soup)

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Miyan Karkashi (Nigerian Sesame Leaf Soup)
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Miyan karkashi is a Nigerian draw soup made from karkashi (sesame leaf). It is often consumed in northern Nigeria, where it is typically served with varieties of tuwo such as tuwo shinkafa and tuwo masara.

Ingredients[edit | edit source]

Procedure[edit | edit source]

  1. If using fresh karkashi leaves, grind them to a paste.
  2. Bring water to boil in a pot, and add the fermented locust beans.
  3. Add the fish and meat, and cook for a few minutes.
  4. Add the ground karkashi leaves along with a small amount of potash. Stir, and cook for a few minutes.
  5. Stir in the seasoning cubes. Continue stirring with a whisk for a few minutes until the mixture is smooth.
  6. Serve the soup with tuwo masara, tuwo dawa, tuwo alkama, or tuwo shinkafa.