Hey Divas,

Porridge or pottage as some will call it, is a dish made by boiling ground, crushed or chopped starchy foods in water usually with flavorings and can be served with spices or vegetables to make a savory dish. There are so many porridge meals such as the oat porridge, wheat porridge, maize porridge and so many others but today we want to talk about the yam porridge which is a yam meal made by boiling yam, be it chopped or crushed in water mixed with flavorings and spices.

But just to add a little spice and twist to this great meal, why not try incorporating plantain into it to make it a yam and plantain porridge. Whatever type of plantain, be it unripe, semi-ripe or the very ripe can be used based on your preference. This is one nutritious meal as it contains all the class of food to make up a balanced diet with a maximum of 1 hour to prepare.


Hello World

Here are the ingredients needed

  • Medium sized yam (chopped)
  • 2 large plantains
  • 1 medium sized onions (sliced)
  • Quarter cup of palm oil
  • Blended pepper
  •  2 cubes of maggi
  • 1 cup shredded smoked fish
  • 1 tablespoon of grounded crayfish
  • Handful of chopped fresh vegetable
  • Salt to taste

As a Nigerian dish with different cultures emerges different ways of preparing this meal but here is a very simple way to making this delicious meal on Youtube Channel 9ja Foodie. So sit back, learn and enjoy.

Make your yam and plantain porridge and garnish it with whatever you so desire ranging from beef to chicken or fish. It has simple and easy as that. Enjoy!!!!!

What are other things will you add to spice up or garnish this yam and plantain porridge? Or perhaps you have another way of preparing this meal. Share with us in the comment box. 


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