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Ghana’s garden egg stew

Ghana's garden egg stew

Ghana’s garden egg stew

    

October 25, 2015

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Garden egg stew is one of the most popular stews in Ghana. It has the African egg plant commonly known as garden eggs or (known in Ghana as nyadua in the Twi language, s3b3 in Ga, ntrowa in Fanti and Agbitsa in Ewe and solanum aethiopicum in Latin) as its main ingredient.

Ghana's garden egg stew

Ingredients

10 large Garden Eggs

1-2 large fresh Tilapia, each cut into 3 pieces

5-6 large Tomatoes

2 scotch bonnet pepper and a handful of kpakpo shito. You can use other peppers

2 Large Onions

3/4 cup Palm Oil

Salt to taste

Directions

1Season the tilapia with salt and spices for half an hour to an hour in the fridge

2Fry the chopped onions in palm oil for 5 minutes

3Cut off the stalks of the garden eggs and slice each into two

4Boil the garden eggs for 10-15 minutes on high heat in a pot until they become transparent and the outer layer begins to peel off

5Add the blended tomatoes and peppers to the pot of frying onions (stew) and continue to stir regularly for about 10-15 minutes

6Add salt to taste

7Remove the outer layer of the garden eggs (optional)

8Mash the garden eggs into a rough paste

9Add the mashed garden eggs to the stew

10Add the fresh tilapia to the stew

11Leave the stew to simmer on low to medium heat stirring occasionally for another 15-20 minutes

12Add boiled eggs to garnish (optional)

13Garden egg stew can be served with yam and or boiled plantain

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