Ghana Cooking 103 : Main Dish “MPORTOR-MPORTOR” By Telande

If you’re old enough and Ghanaian enough, you cannot have a plate of Mportor-mportor without reminiscing a sense of infancy. Mportor-mportor is an Akan name translated in English as Yam Porridge. Today, we feature the recipe of this amazing Ghanaian meal from Kinorah Awini’s kitchen – a cook, food blogger and food stylist.

INGREDIENTS:

1/2 tuber of yam
1 sliced onion
3 medium size tomatoes
1 cup of palm oil
1/2 cup powdered herring
salt to taste
red pepper
smoked salmon

METHOD:

Boil chopped yam with salt to taste till it’s almost cooked
Add sliced onions, ground pepper, onion, tomatoes, salmon into boiling yam
Let it simmer for 5mins
Fry a hand full of sliced onions in a different sauce pan with the palm oil for a minute and pour Directly on the boiling yam,
Stir and its ready to serve

SERVES 4:

Prep time :10mins
Clock time:20mins
Total time:30mins

Try this recipe of Mportor-mportor and enjoy to the fullest 😉


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