Cookbook:Nigerian Pumpkin Leaf Sauce

Pumpkin (ugwu) sauce is a nutritious meal that can be eaten with yam, plantain, potato, or rice. It is rich in dietary fiber and various other nutrients.



  1. Roughly blend the onions, habanero, and tomatoes to a coarse paste.
  2. Marinate the fish, and cook until tender.
  3. Heat palm oil in a pot over medium-high heat. Add blended pepper mixture, and fry for about 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in ground crayfish, salt, and seasoning cube. Cook, stirring to prevent burning.
  5. Stir in the pumpkin leaf. Adjust seasoning as necessary, and let simmer for about 2 minutes.
  6. Remove from the heat, and serve.