Bitterleaf Soup and pounded yam
Bitterleaf Soup and pounded yam

Hello everybody, hope you’re having an incredible day today. Today, I’m gonna show you how to make a special dish, bitterleaf soup and pounded yam. One of my favorites. For mine, I will make it a bit unique. This will be really delicious.

Bitterleaf Soup and pounded yam is one of the most well liked of recent trending foods in the world. It’s easy, it is fast, it tastes delicious. It is appreciated by millions every day. They’re fine and they look wonderful. Bitterleaf Soup and pounded yam is something that I’ve loved my entire life.

To begin with this particular recipe, we must prepare a few ingredients. You can have bitterleaf soup and pounded yam using 11 ingredients and 9 steps. Here is how you can achieve that.

The ingredients needed to make Bitterleaf Soup and pounded yam:
  1. Take 1/2 Tuber Yam
  2. Prepare 3 Stock fish and smoked fish (softened in hot water)
  3. Get Precooked Assorted meat (Beef/goat chunks, shaki, snails etc)
  4. Take 1/4 cup ground crayfish
  5. Make ready 6 small cocoyams (peeled and washed)
  6. Get 1/2 Cup washed Bitter leaf(dried/fresh)
  7. Take 1 Tbs dry pepper
  8. Take 1/2 Palm Oil
  9. Prepare Ogiri
  10. Get Salt
  11. Prepare Maggi
Steps to make Bitterleaf Soup and pounded yam:
  1. Wash assorted meat thoroughly with boiled water and parboil with onions and maggi for 10 minutes. You can continue cooking until it is soft enough for consumption.
  2. Cook the cocoa-yam until it is soft; peel off the back and pound with a mortar and pestle until you have something soft and seedless then set aside.
  3. Use hot water to soak the dried fish and stockfish separately for a minute and wash thoroughly, then set aside.
  4. Now wash the bitter leaves until the bitter taste is washed off and set aside.
  5. Add a teaspoon of salt (or according to how you consume salt), the washed dried fish, stockfish,Ogiri and crayfish/pepper to the boiling meat in the pot
  6. Then add the palm oil, stir and allow to boil for 10 to 20 minutes.
  7. As the meat, fish, and stockfish boil together add the soft pounded cocoa-yam and allow to dissolve.
  8. Add the bitter leaves, maggi and more salt (optional) to taste then cover and cook for five minutes.
  9. Ur soup is ready, enjoy with pounded yam or any swallow of choice

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