DIY Recipes: How to make Kwahu nsusua (Turkey berries) abomu

Kwahu nsusua (Turkey berries) abomu is a traditional Ghanaian stew.

Kwahu nsusua (Turkey berries) abomu

Known in Ghana by a variety of names – 'Kantosey', 'Abedru’, ‘Kwahu Nsusua, ‘Sebe bibii’ and others, this pea-sized berry is used for a range of culinary and medicinal applications.


200g Kwahu Nsusua (Turkey berries)

1 medium salted tilapia (Koobi)


Momone (Salted fish)

5 fresh pepper

1 medium spring onion

1/4 cup of roasted groundnut

1/4 cup of Palm oil


1 medium Avocado

3 pieces of boiled eggs


Salt to taste



Cut the stalk off the turkey berries, wash in salt solution and bring to a boil over medium heat for 7 minutes and set aside. Wash the Koobi (salted tilapia) and bring to a boil for 10 minutes and set aside.

Pour scotch bonnet pepper into an earthenware bowl, add diced onion and grind into a smooth mixture. Add roasted groundnut, seasoning and grind. Add the cooked turkey berries and grind them into a smooth mixture.

Heat palm oil in a saucepan over medium heat, add the Momone, and sliced onion and stir until translucent.

Take off the heat and pour on the ground turkey berries mixture. Stir to mix evenly and add salt to taste.

Top your Abomu with sliced avocado, eggs and cooked Koobi.


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