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How to prepare "Tuo Zaafi" and ayoyo soup


  • Ayoyo leaves
  • Salt Peter (Potassium nitrate)
  • Powdered Fish
  • Powdered Okro
  • Dawadawa
  • Pepper
  • Onions
  • Fish seasoning
  • All purpose spices
  • Meat (Beef)
  • Palm oil
  • Tomatoes
  • Salmon
  • Herrings
  • Cassava flour
  • Corn flour


Steps to prepare ayoyo soup

Chop the ayoyo leaves into smaller pieces.

Chop onion into smaller sizes.

Cut meat into preferable sizes, wash and put into a cooking pot

Boil water under high heat

Add chopped onion, powdered fish, powdered okro and dawadawa

After 5 to 7 minutes, add ayoyo leaves and salt peter (kawu)

Stir continuously until it ingredients becomes very soft. (do not cover)

Blend onions, ginger, garlic and add to meat

Simmer the chopped meat over medium heat

Add salt and seasoning and cover. Steam for about 10 minutes

Heat saucepan over medium heat until hot and add vegetable oil.

Add the chicken if any

Fry until all sides are equally brown

Transfer it into a bowl and set aside

Add chopped onion and garlic to the oil and stir until tender and starting to brown.

Add grinded pepper, tomato puree and stir intermittently

Wash salmon and herrings and add to the stew

Add all spices after 10 minutes and allow to cook.

Add salt to taste

Add chopped onions

Add fried meat (chicken) and allow for 5 min

Steps to get ready Tuo Zaafi

Empty some corn flour into cooking pot and add water. 

Blend completely to frame a uniform arrangement. 

Bubble sufficient water and add corn flour to cook for 5 – 10 minutes. 

Bring a portion of the arrangement made before into a different bown. 

Blend dry corn batter and cassava batter and add combination to the bubbling corn bit by bit. 

Mix constantly and thouroughly to keep away from irregularities. 

Add the corn batter arrangement you brought (stage 4) to the Tuo Zaafi to make it delicate and mix. 

Mood killer heat following 15 minutes of stiring. 

Serve Zaafi with stew and soup.

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Tuo Zaafi


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