Monday, 26 March 2012

Okra ( Ladies fingers) cooked the African way

Saute onions and chilli for 2 min on a medium heat

Add the chopped Okra , a tbsp of freshly ground ginger, garlic and star anise and
half a teaspoon of bicarbonate of soda. Add half a pint of water and cook for a further 5 minutes

In a separate pan fry onions and 4 tablespoon full of blended
tomato and a teaspoon full of the ginger mix. Reduce to a double cream consistency
At this stage add your smoked mackerel and stir for a further 2 minutes.
 Coating the mackerel in the sauce.
Then pour the okra mix into the sauce
Add the prawns

Rinse the spinach and add to the soup. At this stage take the soup off the
fire and leave to cool for 3 minutes covered before you serve.