African Salad โ€“ Abacha Ncha and Ugba/Ukpaka By Nigerian Food TV

African Salad - Abacha Ncha and Ugba/Ukpaka By Nigerian Food TV
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African Salad - Abacha Ncha and Ugba/Ukpaka By Nigerian Food TV
Yields4 Servings
Prep Time25 minsCook Time25 minsTotal Time50 mins

African Salad, also known as Abacha Ncha is one of the most popular eastern Nigeria side dishes.

It is made with dried shredded cassava(Abacha) and fermented oil bean seeds(Ugba or Ukpaka). This dish is so yummy and that you can add a variety of tasty garnishes, to suit your palate.

ย 300 g Abacha (dried shredded cassava)
ย 100 g Ugba(Ukpaka), sliced
ย 200 ml Palm Oil
ย 2 tbsp ground Crayfish
ย 1 tsp ground Iru /Ogiri(fermented locust bean seeds) (optional)
ย 1 tsp ground Potash(akaun)
ย 1 Stock cubepowder(seasoning cube)
ย 1 large or 2 small Onion bulbs
ย Chili Pepper/ any hot pepper (to taste)
ย Salt to taste Garnishes/Accompaniments
ย 4 big Garden eggs(or 2 large Egg plants if you live outside Nigeria)
ย 1 tbsp finely chopped Garden Egg leaves(You can use thinly sliced utazi leaves or spinach leaves as an alternative)
ย Boiled Dried fish or Stockfish
ย Kpomo or Kanda (cow skin)
ย Fried Fish(preferably Mackerel/Titus Fish)
ย Onion slicesโ€“Choose any or combine garnishes to your preferenceโ€“

Ingredients

ย 300 g Abacha (dried shredded cassava)
ย 100 g Ugba(Ukpaka), sliced
ย 200 ml Palm Oil
ย 2 tbsp ground Crayfish
ย 1 tsp ground Iru /Ogiri(fermented locust bean seeds) (optional)
ย 1 tsp ground Potash(akaun)
ย 1 Stock cubepowder(seasoning cube)
ย 1 large or 2 small Onion bulbs
ย Chili Pepper/ any hot pepper (to taste)
ย Salt to taste Garnishes/Accompaniments
ย 4 big Garden eggs(or 2 large Egg plants if you live outside Nigeria)
ย 1 tbsp finely chopped Garden Egg leaves(You can use thinly sliced utazi leaves or spinach leaves as an alternative)
ย Boiled Dried fish or Stockfish
ย Kpomo or Kanda (cow skin)
ย Fried Fish(preferably Mackerel/Titus Fish)
ย Onion slicesโ€“Choose any or combine garnishes to your preferenceโ€“
African Salad โ€“ Abacha Ncha and Ugba/Ukpaka By Nigerian Food TV

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