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Ghanaian Food: How to make Kontomire Stew (Details)

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Ghanaian Food: How to make Kontomire Stew (Details Below)

Kontomire stew, is one of  Ghanaian most favorite stew, I will show you how to prepare delicious kontomire stew the Ghanaian way.


Kontomire/Cocoyam Leaves can be replaced with spinach


2 packs kontomire/spinach

½ cup Egusi
Meat, fish, (of choice, mushrooms also good)
2 tins of tomato plumbs
2 large onions
Ginger, garlic to spice
1 large chilli pepper
Palm oil
Stock cubes, (or seasoning of choice)



Wash the leaves thoroughly with lukewarm water
Cut the kontomire/spinach into small sizes
Chop 1 onion
Blend tomatoes,1 onion, pepper,ginger and garlic together
Put pan on fire and pour in the oil
Add the chopped onions and stir fry for about 3 -5 mins
Add steamed meat/kobi; allow to cook for about 5 mins
Add the chopped tomatoes (if you prefer them chopped) and cook for 3 min
Add the blended tomatoes, pepper,ginger and garlic
Add any stocks / stock cubes/ seasons(Allow to cook for about 10 min, for the sauce to reduce)
Make agushi into a paste and add to the stew, and allow to stay for a couple of minutes before stirring to create the bubbly effect.(Allow to cook for another 3 mins)
Add the spinach/nkontomire leaves under a low heat now, and allow to slow cook. for about 5 min
Add smoked fish and taste fr salt.
Let it simmer and its ready

Serve with Yam, Plantain,rice, gari ball( eba) , etc.



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