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Dry Okra Sauce

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Submitted by West Africa Cooks on Thu, 2013-12-12 10:53

Summary

Yield
6 Servings
SourceFavourite Sierra Leone Recipes by Pamela Greene
Prep time
2 hours
Cooking time
1 hour, 30 minutes
Total time
3 hours, 30 minutes

Description

Dry Okra (okro) Sauce

Ingredients

1 pound
meat and bone (steak or meat with bone)
1⁄2  
pig's foot (thinly sliced)
3 cups
dried okra powdered
1  
large oinion (ground)
1 cup
palm oil
1 1⁄2 cup
flaked dried fish
2 cups
water
   
salt and pepper (to taste ogiri optional)
1⁄4 teaspoon
lubi

Notes

For Dried Okra Sauce:- Use dried okra powdered (i.e pounded and sieved into a flour) instead of fresh okra.

Instructions

How to cook Dry Okra Sauce?
1. Cut and soak pig's foot overnight. Boil until tender.
2. Cut meat into small pieces and put in saucepan with water. Bring to boil and simmer gently until meat is almost tender.
3. Add the pig's foot, onion and pepper. Simmer gently, stirring occasionally.
4. Add okra and flaked fish. Add some water according to desired consistency. Fish should be added last if it is tender and not too dry. If dry add during stage three.
5. Add the lubi and cook for a few minutes until okra is tender and sliminess achieved.
6. Add groundnut oil and cook until it no longer has a raw flavour.
7. Add salt to taste. Simmer slowly to required consistency.
8. Serve hot with rice or foofoo.

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