Yields2 ServingsPrep Time15 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time30 mins
Derived from Yoruba language in Nigeria. Efo means 'green leafy vegetable' and Riro means 'to stir' so basically 'stirred vegetable’... It is stirred into a Pepper sauce base with small pieces of meat and smoked stock fish. You can also make it vegan by simply using meaty alternatives like Tofu and Mushrooms.
Pounded Yam (not Fufu): A popular Nigerian dish made from a specie of white Yam called Puna Yam. Traditionally it is boiled and pounded into a dough, like mashed potatoes but denser. These days you can buy yam flour and just stir into boiling hot water to make the dough.
1 pack of West African Pepper Sauce
Chopped Spinach (or any leafy greens of your choice)