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Nigerian Sweet Potato Porridge

by Mimi (@chefmimz)
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Prep Time
25min
Cook Time
10min
Total Time
35min

Sweet Potato Porridge is a tasty Nigerian delight. It is rich in Fibre among other nutrients and it can be eaten at any time of the day.

Ingredients

1 Servings
  • 3
    medium sized sweet potatoes
  • 1
    bunch of amaranth green leaves
  • 1tbsp
    of dried crayfish (optional)
  • 1/2tsp
    of salt
  • 1
    cube of season cube
  • 1/2tsp
    of pepper
  • 1
    medium sized onions
  • 3tsp
    of palmoil

How to make Nigerian Sweet Potato Porridge

    1. First of you start by washing your potatoes (because most times it's covered in dirt)
    Step 1.1: 1
  1. 2. Then you peel off the skin

    Step 1.1: 2\
    1. Next you cut into a nice chunky like cube, wash it two or three times ( to be sure there's no sand or dirt) then place it in a pot
    Step 1.1: 1
  2. Allow to boil for 5 minutes, then start adding your ingredients. Add ½ tsp of salt, ½tsp of pepper, 1 seasoning cube, 1 tablespoon of dried crayfish ( the crayfish is optional but I am southern Nigerian so it is a must for me 😂) and allow to simmer for 2 minutes

  3. Next you add your chopped up onions and stir then add palm oil (3 tsp) and allow to simmer on low heat for 1 minutes.

    Step 1.1: Next you add your chopped up onions and stir then add palm oil (3 tsp) and allow to simmer on low heat for 1 minutes
  4. Finally you add, your sliced and washed spinach leaves and allow to simmer on low heat for 45 secs to 1 minute and voila! Your sweet potato porridge is ready 😋

    Step 1.1: Finally you add, your sliced and washed spinach leaves and allow to simmer on low heat for 45 secs to 1 minute and voila! Your sweet potato porridge is ready 😋

Tips & Tricks

  1. It's very easy to make and you can add fish or any meat of your choice. Please refer to my video for better understanding.

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Hi, I am Mimi from Lagos Nigeria and I am passionate about food 🤤.

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