Kpwem

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Description[edit]

Kpwem (feuilles de manioc) is usually served with Baton de Manioc, but could also be served with boiled rice, yams, or plantains.

Ingredients[edit]

Procedures[edit]

  1. Crush the cassava leaves (or other substituted greens) with a mortar and pestle, or mash them with the bottom of a sturdy bottle in a heavy bowl.
  2. In a large cooking pot, bring the water to a low boil.
  3. Add the onion, garlic, ginger root, and salt.
  4. Cook for a few minutes.
  5. Add the crushed greens and cook, bring to a boil, and cook for ten minutes more.
  6. Add the canned palm soup base (or palm nut pulp), and stir until smooth.
  7. Reduce heat and simmer for ten minutes.
  8. Add the peanut butter, stir.
  9. Continue to simmer until greens are cooked to your liking.
  10. Serve hot.