Yam and oil got a make over
Recipe type: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Cuisine: Nigerian
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Serves: 2
  • two slices of boiled yam
  • 2tbsps of palm oil
  • salt to taste
  • one ata-rodo
  • ¼ cup of chopped onions
  • a handful of sliced chili
  • 3ehuru pods
  • ½tsp of uziza
  • ½tsp of utazi
  • Ngo or potash mix(I used ngo)
  1. Cut the yam into bite sized pieces
  2. toast and blend the ehuru with the ata-rodo and onion; then set aside
  3. pour the palm oil into a bowl and pour your ngo mix to make a thick rouge(ncha in Igbo)
  4. if using potash, simply melt potash(akanwu) into some warm water and pour some of the water into the oil using a small sieve while stirring the oil quickly
  5. When you have achieved the making of the rouge, pour in your blended pepper and ehuru, season with salt and garnish with the sliced chili uziza and utazi. and serve
Recipe by Nigerian Lazy Chef at http://www.nigerianlazychef.com/2015/03/yam-and-palm-oil/