How to prepare "Nuhuu" (Cocoyam porridge)

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

Cocoyam porridge, Nuhuu


  • Cocoyam, peel and cubed
  • Pepper
  • Tomatoes
  • Onions, chopped
  • Garlic, chopped
  • Bottle of palm oil
  • Fish powder
  • Onga cube
  • Salt to taste

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  • Wash all vegetables
  • Blend tomatoes, pepper, onion and garlic until smooth.
  • Heat palm oil in a large saucepan, add chopped onion and garlic and stir until onion turns golden brown.
  • Add blended mixture and stir continously.
  • After 5- 10 minutes, add fish powder, onga, taste for salt and cook for 3-5 minutes.
  • Wash cocoyam and add to the stew.
  • Add small amount of water and cover to cook for 25 - 30 minutes.
  • Garnish with cilantro, green pepper.


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