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DIY Recipes How to prepare spinach yam pottage

Pulse daily DIY recipe teaches prospective chefs how to prepare healthy, Ghanaian dishes in a simple way.

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Spinach Yam Pottage (Ndudu by Fafa) play

Spinach Yam Pottage (Ndudu by Fafa)


  • 250g of peeled and diced Yam

  • 300g of Spinach

  • 10g of peeled Ginger

  • Half a habanero chilli

  • 1 large diced onion

  • 1 teaspoon of Coconut oil

  • 200ml of Vegetable stock (for a Vegetarian version)

  • Chicken or Fish stock

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  • Wash your Spinach and place in a bowl.

  • Add the chilli to to the Spinach

  • Boil 1 litre of water in a kettle Pour the hot water over the Spinach and chilli and stir for 30 seconds.

  • Using a colander drain the hot water off the Spinach and run it under cold water for 1 minute. (This stops the Spinach from cooking further and allows it to retain its green colour).

  • Transfer the Spinach, chilli, Ginger , 200ml of your preferred stock and Onion into a blender.

  • Blend into a silky smooth consistency and set aside. Place your diced Yam into a saucepan and cover with water.

  • Boil the Yam for 10-12 minutes or until soft and drain the water using a colander.

  • Melt the Coconut oil in the saucepan and the diced Yam.

  • Add the blended Spinach and cook for a further 2 minutes.

  • Serve with your preferred protein as I did with minced Lamb burger.

       Source:Ndudu by Fafa

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