Cookbook:Nigerian Yam Porridge with Bitterleaf

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Nigerian Yam Porridge with Bitterleaf

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Yam porridge with bitterleaf is a typical Nigerian dish containing yam and bitterleaf. It is a traditional way of preparing yam among the Igbo people.

Ingredients[edit | edit source]

Procedure[edit | edit source]

  1. Rinse the yam, and transfer it to a pot. Cover with water, and simmer for a few minutes.
  2. Pick out the bones from the fish crumbs, and rinse them. Add the dry fish crumbs to the boiling yam.
  3. Add the ukpaka, crayfish, stock cube, pepper, and bitter leaves.
  4. Add the ogiri and palm oil. Cover the pot, and continue cooking until the yam is well done and the liquid is beginning to thicken.
  5. Add salt to taste, and stir. Cover and cook for few minutes.
  6. Serve.