Cookbook:Boiled Cocoyam

Boiled Cocoyam
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Boiled cocoyam, also known as lambo (Yoruba), gwaza (Hausa), and akasi (Igbo) is a typical Nigerian food. It is believed to have a richer taste and higher nutritional value than yam.

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  1. Wash the cocoyam to remove dirt from the surface, and cut into smaller pieces without peeling.
  2. Transfer cocoyam to a pot, and cover with water.
  3. Add a pinch of salt, and simmer for several minutes until tender.
  4. Drain the cocoyam, and remove the peel.
  5. Serve with garden egg stew, egg sauce, or fried pepper.