Kontomire (Cocoyam leaves) stew is a popular Vegetable stew from Ghana where one can add any protein of their choice.
To learn more about the health benefits and possible side effects of Cocoyam and its leaves including how to cook it perfectly, please click the video link below
This is a pescatarian recipe where 4 different types of Fish were used. In the absence of Cocoyam leaves you can use Spinach.
450g of pre cooked Cocoyam leaves or blanched Spinach
500g of smoked Mackerel
500g of grilled Salmon
2 tins of Tuna
40g of dried Anchovies (Abobi)
300g of (Egusi) Melon seeds mixed with 200ml of Water
3 large sliced Banana Shallots or any Onion of your choice
30ml of Zomi (spiced Palm Oil)
70g of Baby Plum Tomatoes or any Tomatoes
1 Habanero Chilli
20g of Ginger
4-5 mild Green Chillies
1 tablespoonful of an all natural All Purpose Spice
1 teaspoon of Chilli flakes
Salt and Pepper to taste
You can enjoy the stew on its own or serve with boiled Rice, Yam, Plantain etc
Watch how to prepare this popular Ghanaian Kontomire Stew below;
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