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How to cook Ukwa Porridge using the African Breadfruit Seed (Ukwa)

October 05, 2020

African Breadfruit Seed (Ukwa)

Ingredients

2 cups of Dried Ukwa

Dry/smoked/stock fish

1 tablespoon ground crayfish

1 ladle of red palm oil

Salt and pepper to taste

Akaun/Ngu/Bicarbonate of Soda for use as a food softener (Optional)

Fresh vegetables of choice eg spinach, kale (Optional)

I can of corn kernels (Optional)

 

Cooking Directions

Wash, then soak Dried Ukwa in water for at least 3 hours

Rinse and drain the rehydrated Ukwa.

Place in a pot or pressure cooker with sufficient water, add the dry/ stock fish and boil for up to 20 minutes.

Strain and rinse corn kernels and add to the cooking.

You may add softener of your choice and cook for an extra 10 minutes.

Add palm oil, then salt and pepper to taste.

Add the vegetables in the last 5 minutes of cooking, and stir through.

Plate, serve and enjoy. Can feed up to 4 persons.

 




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