Pounded yam and vegetable soup. 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. Then, we scoop some stew or soup over it and we eat it. Rinse the dried fish and add it to the pot.
Yam is the common name for some plant species in the genus Dioscorea (family Dioscoreaceae) that form edible tubers. Peel, wash and boil yam till its well cooked, pound, mold into balls and set aside. Nigerian Soups are those special sauces that accompany the major Nigerian food commonly known as Fufu. You can cook Pounded yam and vegetable soup using 12 ingredients and 7 steps. Here is how you cook it.
Ingredients of Pounded yam and vegetable soup
- Prepare of Yam.
- It’s of Palm oil.
- You need of Onion.
- It’s of Ogiri.
- It’s of Crayfish.
- You need of Tomato.
- You need of Pepper.
- Prepare of Salt.
- Prepare of Maggi.
- It’s of Kpomo.
- It’s of Kpanla.
- You need of Ugu.
Fufu is a generic name for food you swallow All other soups not mentioned above are low carb Nigerian Soups. Watch out, some may be high in fat. The trick is to read the ingredients for each. A meal of pounded yam with vegetable soup provides a very rich and balanced diet.
Pounded yam and vegetable soup step by step
- Cut the yam into small cubes with salt and pound to perfection..
- In a pot on heat add your palm oil, after about 30 seconds add your onions and fry for a bit then add the ogiri and stir..
- Add your blended (tomato,pepper and onion mix) and stir for a bit. Then add your crayfish salt and maggi. Add your kpanla fish at this time..
- After cooking for a bit, add your kpomo (I used soft ones that’s why I added at this time) if it’s the hard ones add earlier please..
- After a few minutes, add your ugu leaves, stir and cover for a few minutes. Turn of heat and serve..
- Can be used with Pounded yam, boiled yam, boiled unripe plantain, Eba, semovita, you name it..
- I chose this method because it is quick and easy and I didn’t cook the leaves for long so it’s still fresh and crunchy the way I love it..
Yam in itself. has been hailed as one of the most nutritious food preparing pounded yam. The need for machine that will pound yam to this needed quality with less human effort and time. becomes expedient. A delicious meal of pounded yam and vegetable soup cooked with dried fish, beef and assorted meat. The pounded yam also regarded in the category of 'swallow food', is most times consumed with the bare hands. I assure u this meal is very delicious!