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West African Foods Abacha (African Salad)


African Food Abacha (African Salad)

African Cuisine: Abacha (African Salad)


Abacha (African Salad) Ingredients

1 Dried abacha – (Two 50 naira sizes).
2 1 cup Palm oil.
3 Potash -1 medium size.
4 Onions -1 big bulb.
5 5 pcs Fresh pepper.
6 Garden egg leaves (anyara).
7 Fish – 3 small sizes.
8 Vegetable oil for frying fish.
9 2 pcs Calabash nut meg (ehuru).
10 Uziza seed -1tbsp.
11 1 cup Crayfish.
12 Seasoning cubes and salt (as desired).

Cooking Guidances

Step 1 Soak dried abacha in water until soft, drain to remove excess water. Set aside!.
Step 2 Dissolve potash in water and filter to remove sand and stones. Pour palm oil in a pot, add the potash water and start stirring fast in a circular motion until a thick paste is formed. Add the seasoning cubes and salt to taste, add crayfish, add blended ehuru and Uziza seed. Add chopped onions, add roughly blended pepper. Add the washed and chopped garden egg leaves. Mix to fully combine all the ingredients together..
Step 3 Add the abacha and mix together (do not carry out these process on the fire) mix everything in the pot, do not heat..
Step 4 Cut and wash fish,sprinkle some salt and fry in hot vegetable oil until golden brown and well fried..
Step 5 Your African salad is ready, serve with the fried fish… Enjoy!.
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