Yam Pottage

After craving yam pottage for so long, I decided to finally make some. Yam pottage is a Nigerian dish made from yams cooked in a spicy tomato based sauce. It is flavourful and filling.

Yam pottage is one of my favourite Nigerian dishes. I love when it is mushy, but still has visible chunks of yam in it.

So here’s my recipe for yam pottage.

Recipe

3 tomatoes

1 bell pepper

1 onion

1 scotch bonnet pepper

3 tsps palm oil

half onion sliced

1tsp curry powder

4tbs stock

3 cups cubed yam

1 cube knorr

Method

In a blender, combine tomatoes, onion and pepper. Pulse until smooth.

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In a clean pot, add in palm oil, sliced onions, thyme and curry. After about two minutes, add in your tomato blend.

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While your tomato blend boils, slice yam and dice.

Season stew with stock and knorr cubes, then add in your yam and an extra cup of water.

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Cook yam on low heat, until it is soft

Once yam is cooked, use the back of a wooden spoon to mash some of the yam.

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Mashing the yam gives you the gooey outcome.

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I had my yam pottage with some fish sauce.

Thanks for reading, let me know when and if you try this out. As usual, don’t forget to follow me on instagram – @wovenblends

5 Comments Add yours

  1. GraysBibi says:

    Wow.. Lovely pictures you’ve got there! Now i feel like having some 😦

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Berry Dakara says:

    Looks really yummy – even though I prefer ripe plantain pottage. Your food photography skills are really good.

    Berry Dakara Blog

    Liked by 1 person

    1. wovenblends says:

      Thank You darling :*

      Like

  3. vivian okere says:

    Yummy Yummyyyyyyyy You are awesome! I love looking at your recipes! 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

    1. wovenblends says:

      Thank you boo boo. Love ya :*

      Like

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