Amala, ewedu& catfish stew. Amala is a Nigerian food made of dried yam bark or cassava flour/plantain flour. The Yams used to make Ewedu are peeled, cleaned, sliced, dried and pounded/blended into a flour locally called E lubo. When dried, the colour of yam changes from is white in colour to turn brown when dried.
So many things kept coming up but yesterday I put my foot down and decided finally that i needed to reward myself with this amazing meal. Amala (Yam flour stiff porridge) with Ewedu (Jute mallow soup) and fish is a great Nigerian meal for your infant. When Amala is made from Yam that has been dried and blended into flour, it is often referred to as Amala Isu. You can cook Amala, ewedu& catfish stew using 6 ingredients and 4 steps. Here is how you achieve it.
Ingredients of Amala, ewedu& catfish stew
- You need of Yam flour/ Elubo.
- It’s leaf of Ewedu.
- Prepare of Catfish.
- It’s of Ground tomatoes, pepper,onion,tatase.
- You need of salt.
- You need of seasoning cubes.
This usually comes out dark brown in colour. Amala can also be made from Plantain and Cassava. Due to the fibre in yam flour, amala helps prevent or treat constipation. Amala and Ewedu soup will always stay one of the most popular Nigerian soups, not only among the Yoruba people.
Amala, ewedu& catfish stew instructions
- Boil water on medium heat, when boiling add your yam flour gradually and stir together. Continue to stir till u get a firm constituency.
- Add a little hot water and cover lid for 5min to allow it cook. Stir firmly together and serve hot.
- For Ewedu. Remove leaf/leaves from stem, wash well blend or use ewedu broom to mash.(add melon, crayfish,a cube of seasoning).
- Blend Ground tomatoes, pepper,onion,tatase fry and add add thee boiled catfish simmer and add salt,seasoning cubes.
A combination of Ewedu leaves and Amala gives a unique taste to this dish. Continue reading to know the recipe. Amala and Ewedu soup recipe Made from Jute/Saluyot leaves, ewedu is an amazing leafy vegetable condiment that complements Amala and other swallow foods nicely. Health benefits in eating ewedu include: protection from heart diseases, high blood pressure, diabetes and cancer due to the high percentage of micro nutrients and Vitamin A, C, E it packs. Amala food is a delicacy mainly eaten by the Yoruba tribes in Nigeria, if you have not tasted this food my dear you miss oh!