Minced Okra In Nigerian Stew (The Red and Green Soup)
Cuisine: Nigerian
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Serves: 6
  • A medium pot of any Nigerian stew
  • 2 cups minced okra
  • 3 habanero peppers (ata-rodo) or 3 tsps. dry chili flakes
  • 1 tbsp. powdered crayfish(optional)
  • Iru i.e Locust beans(optional)
  • ½ tbsp. chopped uziza leasves(optional)
  • ⅓ cup water or stock
  • salt
  1. Divide the Okra into two equal parts. blend or use a mortar to mash up one part
  2. Pour all of the okra into a pot along with the water and the remaining ingredients. Once the pot comes to a slow boil, use a whisk to stir vigorously and set aside after about 3 minutes. You could add more water if needed (The short cooking period enables the okra to cook, but remain crunchy)
  3. Serve along side your favorite Nigerian stew and enjoy
Recipe by Nigerian Lazy Chef at https://www.nigerianlazychef.com/2016/02/okra-and-beef-stew/