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African Dish Efo riro (Vegetable soup)

African Cuisine Efo riro (Vegetable soup)

West African Foods: Efo riro (Vegetable soup)

Efo riro (Vegetable soup) Ingredients

1 shoko leaves.
2 kilogramme of chicken.
3 medium sized tomatoes.
4 bell peppers (use the quantity you're comfortable with).
5 grounded crayfish.
6 medium sized onion.
7 palm oil.
8 smoked titus fish or any kind of fish you prefer.
9 pomo.
10 salt.
11 seasoning.
12 locust bean.

Cooking Step by Step

Step 1 Wash your chicken, tomatoes, pepper, onion, pomo, deboned smoked fish, skoko leaves and rinse your locust beans in case it has sand in it.
Step 2 Blend the tomatoes and peppers separately. The tomatoes should be smoothly blended but not the peppers. Set aside..
Step 3 Dice the pomo and onions. Set aside.
Step 4 Slice the shoko leaves, put in a bowl then pour some hot water into it. Leave for 5 minutes before rinsing it out with cold water. Ensure you squeeze out all the excess water in it. Set aside..
Step 5 Cook your chicken. Season with salt, pepper, onion and seasoning cubes. When it is cooked, bring the chicken out of the stock, pour out some of the stock which you'the use for cooking and use the rest of it to cook your pomo..
Step 6 Place another pot on the cooker, pour in your palm oil. Allow to heat up for a few seconds. Season your oil with salt and seasoning cube, add your diced onions. Allow to cook for 30 seconds..
Step 7 Pour in your blended pepper. Allow to cook for a little while. Add your blended tomatoes, grounded crayfish and locust bean. Allow to cook until almost dry..
Step 8 Add your chicken stock, pomo and chicken. Taste to know if there's need to add salt or seasoning. When this sauce is dried i.e there's no visible water in it..
Step 9 Add your shoko leaves and stir properly​..
Step 10 Finally, add your smoked fish and stir gently. Food is ready!.
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