Traditional African Foods: Abacha (African Salad)
Abacha (African Salad) Ingredients
||1/2 kg dry abacha.
||2 cksp Palm Oil.
||2 knorr cube.
||1/2 cup crayfish.
||to taste salt.
||1 bulb onion diced.
||3 fresh pepper.
||2 leaf akwukwo ofe (garden egg leaf) sliced.
||1 tbsp potash(akawu).
||In a bowl add enough lukewarm water that can cover the abacha, drain and set aside; In a small plate pour in the potash and add a little water and set aside..
||Pound pepper, crayfrish and onion in a small mortar if you have any and set aside..
||In a pot, pour in Palm oil and mix in the potash water and stir till you get a yellow paste, add your pounded crayfish, salt, onions, pepper and knorr cube mix everything together.
||Add the drain abacha into the oil paste and stir proper, add the garden egg leaf, stir and serve with fried fish.
||I decided to dice some of the garden leaf and onions separately so I can sprinkle on it.