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Traditional African Foods Efere Atidot (Bitter leaf and water leaf vegetable soup)


African Cuisine Efere Atidot (Bitter leaf and water leaf vegetable soup)

African Cuisine: Efere Atidot (Bitter leaf and water leaf vegetable soup)


Efere Atidot (Bitter leaf and water leaf vegetable soup) Ingredients

1 Assorted Meat.
2 Dried Fish.
3 Stockfish.
4 Bitter leaf 2 big handful (already Washed).
5 Water leaves (should more) (picked, Washed and sliced).
6 Dried Prawns.
7 11/2 cup Palm oil. (Yes it needs oil).
8 Fresh yellow pepper (pounded).
9 Onions.
10 1 tablespoon black pepper.
11 Removed Periwinkles (1 cup).
12 1 cooking spoon of crayfish.
13 Salt.
14 2 stock cubes.
15 Cow skin (Brown Ponmo).

Cooking Guidances

Step 1 Wash up the Meats, Stockfish and ponmo, season properly and cook till tender but still has some meat stock in d pot..
Step 2 Add the sliced water leaves, washed Dried Fish and oinions then give it a stir. Add Palm oil and just let it all come together.
Step 3 Add the bitter leaf, pawns, periwinkles, fresh pounded yellow pepper and crumbled the cubes in. Stir and allow to cook..
Step 4 Lastly, you add the crayfish, black pepper and taste for salt. And if it needs water, you can add some…. otherwise allow.
Step 5 Give it a stir and allow it to just simmer on low heat for 3-5mins. Mind you we cook for awhile till the Bitter leaf are just tender..
Step 6 Now, the soup is ready. Take off the heat and serve with any swallow..
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