IKOKORE (Water-yam pottage) serves 4
Wonderfully delicious made with grated water yam and favourite of ljebu's from
INGREDIENT: l kg/2lb water-yam
1 medium size smoked dry fish
1onion (ground) 100g/4oz
fresh pepper (ground) 1oz iru
2 tablespoon tomato puree salt to taste.
Peel the yam, cut into medium chunks, wash thoroughly and grate into a clean
bowl. Season with salt and leave aside. Pour the stock into a clean pot add
other ingredients and boil for 30 minutes. Reduce heat and scoop small handfuls
of grated yam into the simmering soup to form dumplings, using up all the yam
mixture. Place lid on pot and gently simmer for 30 minutes until yam is cooked.
Check seasoning and serve hot.