Quick And Easy African Salad Abacha by Zeelicious

How to Make African Salad (Abacha) - ZEELICIOUS FOODS

Abacha is  the delicacy of the people of Enugu  – a welcome dish called Abacha (African Salad). Abacha is basically dried shredded cassava mixed with palm oil and other condiments.

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How to Make African Salad (Abacha) - ZEELICIOUS FOODS
Yields2 Servings
Prep Time25 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time35 mins
 7 cups wet abachaAbacha (the ingredient) is made from cassava. The cassava tubers are cooked till done then sliced with a special grater. The sliced cassava is then soaked in cold water overnight, washed thoroughly and dried under the sun.
 ½ cup palm oil
 2 cooking spoons potash water
 1 cup ugba/ukpaka/african oil bean seedUgba is the Igbo name for the fermented African OIlbean seeds (Pentaclethra macrophylla, Benth). It is called Ukana by the Efiks in Southern Nigeria.
 1 onion bulb
 3 scotch bonnet peppers (atarodo)
 2 seasoning cubes
 ½ tbsp crayfish
 ½ tbsp ground pepper
 Salt to taste
 Utazi leavesGangronema latifolium (Utazi) are local leaves, which are widely used in Nigerian dishes. It is slightly bitter taste.
 Garden eggs
 Smoked fish
Quick And Easy African Salad Abacha by Zeelicious
Quick And Easy African Salad Abacha by Zeelicious

Ingredients

 7 cups wet abachaAbacha (the ingredient) is made from cassava. The cassava tubers are cooked till done then sliced with a special grater. The sliced cassava is then soaked in cold water overnight, washed thoroughly and dried under the sun.
 ½ cup palm oil
 2 cooking spoons potash water
 1 cup ugba/ukpaka/african oil bean seedUgba is the Igbo name for the fermented African OIlbean seeds (Pentaclethra macrophylla, Benth). It is called Ukana by the Efiks in Southern Nigeria.
 1 onion bulb
 3 scotch bonnet peppers (atarodo)
 2 seasoning cubes
 ½ tbsp crayfish
 ½ tbsp ground pepper
 Salt to taste
 Utazi leavesGangronema latifolium (Utazi) are local leaves, which are widely used in Nigerian dishes. It is slightly bitter taste.
 Garden eggs
 Smoked fish
Quick And Easy African Salad Abacha by Zeelicious

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