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Pulse Food How to prepare spicy abobi stew with okra soup

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

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Spicy Abobi stew and okro soup

  • Ingredients

Dried headless Anchovies

Blended fresh Tomatoes

Tomato purée or paste

Onions, sliced

8 Kpakpo shito or 1 Habanero chili

2 tablespoonful of a Ginger, Onion, and Aniseed blend.

2 tablespoonful of Olive oil

 Coriander, chopped

 Green chillies, diced


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  • Method


Wash Anchovies and soak in water for about 2 minutes.

Heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat and fry the anchovies for 2 minutes.

Add onions, ginger blend and fry for another 4 minutes.

Stir in your tomato purée and stir till it is well combined with anchovies.

Continue to fry for 4 minutes and add the blended Tomatoes.

Allow to cook for 7- 12 minutes while stirring intermittently.

Taste for salt and add all your spices.

Cook your chopped okro for 5- 8 minutes.

Sprinkle with chopped Coriander, Green chilies and serve with Akple, steamed Rice, boiled Yam or Plantain.

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