Yam porridge

Yam porridge

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READY IN 30 minutes
PREP TIME 10 minutes
COOK TIME 20 minutes

Yam porridge is easy and quick to prepare. It has this soupy appearance because its prepared the same way you prepare your soup by adding the ingredients to the yam.


  • White yam (1kg)
  • Habanero pepper
  • 2 tablespoonful grounded crayfish
  • Smoked fish
  • 1 medium size onion
  • Red oil (palm oil)
  • 2 stock cube seasoning
  • salt to taste
  • Vegetables ( pumpkin or spinach)


  • 1Peel and cut the yam into desired cube sizes, wash and place in a pot
  • 2Wash and cut the onion and vegetables into tiny pieces.
  • 3Grind the pepper and debone the smoked fish.
  • 4Add enough water to cover the yam cubes and cook at a medium heat.
  • 5When the yam starts boiling, add the grounded crayfish, habanero pepper, onion, stock cubes, and palm oil.
  • 6Add salt and continue cooking until the yam is soft as desired.
  • 7When the yam is cooked, add the vegetable and stir very well with a wooden spoon until the liquid thickens. Then serve.