African breadfruit pottage Ukwa etelu ete By The Pretend Chef

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Yields2 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time45 minsTotal Time1 hr

Breadfruit pottage is the paramount breadfruit dish. It is made with the heavy arsenals of Igbo cuisine. African breadfruit or Ukwaย pod comes from the large ukwa tree. The heavy Ukwa pod falls to the ground and is processed to get the delicious ukwa seeds.

It is cooked and eaten at home, parties, weddings, burials etc. In some parties, Breadfruit pottage,ย Ukwa etelu eteย is reserved for the special guests because it is expensive especially during its offseason (the price starts going down around March).

Competition for ukwa isย usually at its peak during the Christmasย period which is party season in Nigeria, this coincidentally, falls within the off-season for ukwa making it difficultย to source and uber expensive.

ย 5 cups ukwa (breadfruit)
ย 1 tbsp akanwu (Potash)
ย salt
ย scotch bonnet (fresh pepper)
ย 1 tbsp palmoil
ย 40g washed and processed onugbu
ย 1 teaspoon ogili isi
ย dry fish, goat meat, smoked fish
ย 2 seasoning cubes

Ingredients

ย 5 cups ukwa (breadfruit)
ย 1 tbsp akanwu (Potash)
ย salt
ย scotch bonnet (fresh pepper)
ย 1 tbsp palmoil
ย 40g washed and processed onugbu
ย 1 teaspoon ogili isi
ย dry fish, goat meat, smoked fish
ย 2 seasoning cubes
African breadfruit pottage Ukwa etelu ete By The Pretend Chef

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