White soup and pounded yam. Pounded Yam is a staple in many West African homes, but it is not usually eaten by itself, it is often paired with many delicious African soups, and stews. Yam – The type of Yam we use is commonly referred to as puna yam, true yam or African yam. It has a dark brown rough skin with off-white flesh.
The most popular combinations are Pounded Yam with Egusi Soup, Pounded Yam with Nsala or White Soup and many more. Egusi soup is popular in Western Africa. The soup is thickened with ground melon, gourd, or squash seeds. You can cook White soup and pounded yam using 3 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you achieve that.
Ingredients of White soup and pounded yam
- It’s 1 of tuber of yam.
- You need of Chicken meat.
- You need of Dry fish.
Look for the seeds in African or International grocery stores. Pumpkin seeds, also known as pepitas, can be substituted and are available in Latin American grocery stores. Place yam in a large skillet and bring to a boil. Drain and pound smooth in mortar and pestle, or put in food processor or blender one piece at a time until it.
White soup and pounded yam step by step
- Cut the yam, peel, wash and Cook till soft..
- Pick the yam and put into a mortar and pound. Remove it to a food flask..
- Cut the meat into desired pieces and steam with spice i.e 2 cubes of knorr, 1/2teaspoonful of salt, 1 teaspoonful of dry pepper.
- After 30mins that the meat is soft, add 1 cup of water. Cut the pounded yam a little and put into the pot. Put like 6 pieces, it's to thicken the soup..
- Wash the dry fish and put into the pot, add a cube of knorr and 2 teaspoonful of grounded crayfish. Stir the soup and leave for 10mins..
- Taste to know how delicious you desire. The soup is ready to be served..
Pounded Yam and Ogbono Soup – A tasty and hearty Nigerian soup made from Ogbono seeds (bush mango seeds) added with pre-cooked meat. And paired with smooth, tasty and filling Pounded Yam for an extraordinary African meal experience! Ofe Nsala 'white soup' is very popular in the eastern part of Nigeria. It is also called white soup because it doesn't require the use of red oil. The Igbos and some part of the south south indigenously eat white soup and pounded yam.