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How To Prepare Spicy Ukpaka Dish

By Augustina Okpechi
05 May 2019   |   8:17 am
Some meals can’t help but look the same. Yet, the saying applies, ‘the taste is the difference’. Just like the African salad - Abacha, Ukpaka takes the same steps in preparation. So, if you are an Abacha lover, you definitely will have a new lover soon. Ukpaka, popularly known as Ugba is simply what you…

Some meals can’t help but look the same. Yet, the saying applies, ‘the taste is the difference’.

Just like the African salad – Abacha, Ukpaka takes the same steps in preparation. So, if you are an Abacha lover, you definitely will have a new lover soon.

Ukpaka, popularly known as Ugba is simply what you know as oil bean seed which has been cooked – for long hours and shredded.

Ingredients
3 cups of Ukpaka
½ cup of palm oil
1 teaspoon powdered edible potash
2 tablespoon of ground crayfish
2 big pieces of kpomo (cow skin)
½ teaspoon of ogiri (Igbo seasoning made from castor seed)
1 piece of habanero pepper (atarodo)
1 medium sized stockfish
10 piece of big sized crayfish (not dried prawns)
1 big sized onions
A handful of garden egg leaves
2 cubes of seasoning
Salt to taste