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Easy Way To Make Potato Porridge

potato porridge

If only irish Potato wasn’t so expensive in Nigeria i’d eat it four times a day and i wont get tired.. for two reasons of course.  You can make use of sweet potato instead of the irish potato, because the former is quite cheaper than the latter

Reason 1: name any sweeter root crop and i’d call you a liar,

Reason 2: There are more than fifty recipes (literally) you can use it to make (with french fries being at number one, don’t argue, just accept it).

If you love eating yam porridge and love anything irish potato then rejoice because they have a love child and its name is Potato Porridge.


4 Irish potatoes/ sweet potatoes
1/2 a fresh tomato
1 small red bell pepper
1/4 cup of grounded crayfish
5 large fresh prawns
Spice cubes.. or maggi as you all call it
Vegetable/Canola/Olive oil
Salt and Pepper to taste


Cut beef and prawns into little cubes and boil with seasonings of your choice.
Wash and blend fresh tomato, red bell pepper and onions.
Set pot on medium heat, add canola oil to the pot and let it heat up.
Add a pinch of salt to the hot oil and add cut onions.
Add your blended tomato paste to the hot oil.
Add salt, pepper, bouillon cubes, a little water and crayfish to the tomato paste and allow to cook.
Peel potatoes and cut into bite size cubes.
Let the tomato paste cook for close to 15mins. Add more water if needed. We don’t want the paste “slappy”
Add your boiled meat to the stew.
Add your cut up potatoes.
Allow potatoes to completely cook then add your spinach, stir and turn off heat.


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