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Recipe- Palava "Saucy"

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Recipe- Palava
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Recipe-Palava sauce (Kontomire stew)
2 packs kontomire/spinach

  1. Kontomire/Cocoyam Leaves can be replaced with spinach
  2. ½ cup Egusi
  3. Meat, fish, (of choice, mushrooms also good)
  4. 2 tins of tomato plumbs
  5. 2 large onions
  6. Ginger, garlic to spice
  7. 1 large chilli pepper
  8. Palm oil
  9. Salt
  10. Stock cubes, (or seasoning of choice)

Wash the leaves thoroughly with lukewarm water

  1. Cut the kontomire/spinach into small sizes
  2. Chop 1 onion
  3. Blend tomatoes,1 onion, pepper,ginger and garlic together
  4. Put pan on fire and pour in the oil
  5. Add the chopped onions and stir fry for about 3 -5 mins
  6. Add steamed meat/kobi; allow to cook for about 5 mins
  7. Add the chopped tomatoes (if you prefer them chopped) and cook for 3 min
  8. Add the blended tomatoes, pepper,ginger and garlic
  9. Add any stocks / stock cubes/ seasons(Allow to cook for about 10 min, for the sauce to reduce)
  10. Make agushi into a paste and add to the stew, and allow to stay for a couple of minutes before stirring to create the bubbly effect.(Allow to cook for another 3 mins)
  11. Add the spinach/nkontomire leaves under a low heat now, and allow to slow cook. for about 5 min
  12. Add smoked fish and taste fr salt.

Let it simmer and its ready
Serve with Yam, Plantain,rice, gari ball( eba) , etc.

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