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Ghana 2023 Recipes

Okra Stew

7 pieces Okra
2 pieces large onions
200 mls red palm oil
2 pieces medium-sized onions
tomato paste
4 pieces bell pepper (kpakposhito)
1 pound goat meat/chicken/herrings/crab/tuna/salmon/shrimp
1 pound wele
200 mls water

1. Wash meat and wele thoroughly and placed in a neat bowl.
2. Chop meat into desirable sizes and place in a cooking pot or saucepan
3. Add little amount of water, place over medium heat and allow it to boil.
4. Chop onions, ginger and garlic.
5. Blend chopped vegetables and pepper together into a smooth mixture.
6. Set some of the blended mixture aside.
7. Pour the blended mixture into the meat pot and allow it to steam for 10 minutes.
8. Add some spices.
9. Wash okro and chop into smaller pieces.
10. Put chopped okro into a clean saucepan, add water & simmer for about 6 min.
11. Turn off heat and allow it to cool.
12. Pour some palm oil into a saucepan and place over medium heat.
13. Add sliced onion and salted fish.
14. Cook for about 4 minutes.
15. Add blended pepper, ginger and garlic and allow to simmer for about 5 minutes.
16. Wash tomatoes, chop and add to the sauce.
17. Now add your steamed beef, boiled crab and wele to the mixture.
18. Stir and leave it to cook for about 10 minutes.
19. Pour into the mixture your cooked okro and stir thoroughly.
20. Add salt to taste.

Note that the salted fish (momone) is already salty. So regulate the salt you add to the okra stew.

Stew is ready. Serve with hot banku.

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