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yam and vegetable

Yam and Vegetable

As the name states, this recipe
is a basic yam and vegetable mix.
The good thing is that this recipe
lets you try a wide range of leafy
vegetables which can go with the
yam staple: green Amaranth,
fluted pumpkin, water leaves
Yam – 1kg
Leafy Vegetable - Fluted
pumpkin/Green Amaranth/
Water Leaves
Red palm Oil – to color
Okra – 4 fingers (optional)
Onions – 2 medium bulbs
Chilli Pepper & Salt – to taste
Seasoning – 2 cubes of
Maggi / Knorr
Before you cook Yam &
Peel and cut the yam tuber into
2 inch cubes. Wash the yam
cubes and place in a sizeable pot.
Wash and cut the leafy
vegetables, cut the onions and
okra into tiny pieces. Grind /
Blend the chilli pepper. Put all
these in a separate pot and set
aside. The okra only helps the
vegetables stick together so it is
Cooking Directions
1. Pour enough water to
cover the yam cubes and
cook till the cubes are
2. Now, pour out the water
from the pot, leaving the
yam cubes in the pot.
Cover the pot to retain the
3. Add a little water (about 1
cooking spoon) to the pot
containing the vegetables.
Cook till the vegetable is
softened by the heat. Be
careful not to overcook
the vegetable.
4. Pour the cooked
vegetables and other
ingredients into the pot
containing the yam cubes.
Add the palm oil and salt to
5. Stir with a wooden spoon
till all the ingredients have
mixed well.
6. The yam and vegetable is
ready to be served.
Serve with Fried Plantain

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