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Yam porridge is a nice meal prepared in most homes in Nigeria especially in south East.
These are some of ingredients
needed for yam porridge.
Tuber of Yam depending on the quantity
One smoked fish
One tablespoon ground crayfish
One medium onion
Fresh green vegetable like Pumpkin, Parsley or Nchanwu.
Salt & maggi cubes.
PROCEDURES FOR YAM PORRIDGE
Peel the back of the yam & cut the yam tuber into moderate sizes. Wash the yam cubes and place in a sizeable pot.
Wash & cut the onions into tiny pieces. Grind / Blend the chilli pepper. Set these aside. If using dry fish, soak and pick the bones at this time. Pour enough water to cover the yam cubes and start cooking at medium to high heat. If you are using dry fish, add it now.
When the yams have got a good boil, add the onions, ground crayfish, pepper, maggi cubes, palm oil & the smoked fish if there is any. Then cover the pot and continue cooking till the yam is done. Add salt to taste and stir very well. Cook at high heat for about 5 minutes. Add the green vegetable, stir and leave to stand for about 3 minutes then serve!