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Best of Naija series -Yam and Liversauce

Here's something different from yam and eggsauce, yam and fried eggs which i would normally have made.

Its yam and liversauce. really easy! I added it to the "best of Naija" series because yam is one of the foods a Nigerian will cook and eat any-day,sometimes with just salted palm-oil/vegetable oil and nothing else.

For the sauce:

you'll need

  1. boiled cow liver,kidney(optional) diced
  2. Two large green pepper
  3. 1 large red bell pepper
  4. already blended tomatoes,tatashe(red bell pepper) ata rodo (habanero) and onions
  5. vegetable oil 
  6. 1 tablespoon of palm oil for its flavour(very optional)
  7. one large onion,chopped
  8. seasoning
  9. garlic and ginger,crushed/grated

  1. Boil the pepper and tomato paste till the water dries and set aside
  2. In another pan/pot, fry the onions, green pepper,red pepper,ginger and garlic(never cook without those.....wide grin) and add your tomato/pepper paste,add seasoning to taste. add the already cooked and diced liver pieces.allow to simmer for about 10-12 minutes.
The consistency shouldnt be too runny/watery. If that happens, if you have left out the palm oil,you may feel comfortable dissolving half a tablespoon of cornflour in cold water and adding to the sauce or any mild soup thickener that wont overpower your sauce.

Serve with boiled or fried yam,you can also serve with rice,sweet potatoes or Irish potatoes.

Bon Apetit!

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