Onunu is a classic dish between the Ijaws and kalabari in rivers and the state of Bayelsa in the south-south Nigeria.
It is made with an overripe plantation and yam boiled and pounded together, mixed with palm oil. It is usually eaten with fresh fish sauce.
- 1 medium sized yam
- Ripe plantain
- spoon of palm oil
- Salt to taste
For the sauce:
- Fresh fish
- pepper and tomato puree
- Peel the yam, cut it into small pieces, and bring to boil.
- Peel the plantain, slice it into pieces, and add to the yam.
- Add salt when the yam and banana are almost cooked.
- When you’re done, you start pounding
- Add a little palm oil and stir.
- Wrap in small pieces and serve with fish sauce
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