Yam Porridge



  • 1 medium sized yam.
  • 2 onions
  • 5 red bell peppers.
  • 2 medium size tomatoes.
  • 3 stock cubes.
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder.
  • 1/2 tsp ginger powder.
  • 1/2 cup palm oil.
  • salt to taste.
  • dry fish.
  • beef stock or water.
  • handfull chopped spinach .
  • little scent leaves.


  • peel,wash and cut yam into desired sizes,drain and set aside.
  • wash dry fish and pick out bones,set aside
  • blend red bell peppers,tomatoes and 1 onion together.
  • now heat the palm oil add the remaining 1 diced onion and stir fry for 2mins.
  • add the red bell pepper paste and stir fry for some mins.
  • add two cups of water or beef stock depending on the one you are using.
  • add stock cubes,garlic powder,ginger powder and salt to taste.
  • add the yam and be sure the water covers the yam.
  • cook on medium heat.
  • when its almost done,add the spinach,scent leaves and use your kitchen spoon to mash 30% of the yam inside the pot add the dry fish.
  • allow to continue cooking till the yam is tender and soft.