Cookbook:Pate (Nigerian Braised Maize Porridge)

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Pate (Nigerian Braised Maize Porridge)
CategoryNigerian recipes

Cookbook | Ingredients | Recipes

Pate is a typical Nigerian Hausa food prepared from cornmeal (tsaki). It is prepared for occasions such as sendforths, traditional marriages, and more.

Ingredient[edit | edit source]

Procedure[edit | edit source]

  1. Rinse kenaf leaves, pluck and dice into large pieces, and boil.
  2. Rinse meat, add seasoning, and boil until tender.
  3. When meat is tender, add locust beans, grated pepper, and water. Cover pot and allow to boil.
  4. Add tsaki, stirring to prevent lumps. Cook until a thick porridge is formed.
  5. Add chopped scent leaves, tomatoes, onion, and mashed groundnut.
  6. Add water if it is too thick, cover pot, and allow to cook for a few minutes.
  7. Stir in the kenaf leaves, and allow to steam for a few minutes.