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Nuhuu is a local dish made with cocoyam or yam, fish, palm oil and a fewother ingredients. It is a simple and tasty meal that doesn’t require too manyingredients in its preparation.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Course Appetizer, Breakfast, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Ghanaian
Servings 2
Calories 254 kcal


  • 3 Cocoyam
  • small onion
  • 2 tomatoes
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Cayenne pepper (one teaspoon)
  • Mackerel
  • Salmon(broken into pieces)
  • Palm oil
  • Water


  • Peel thecocoyam and slice into small pieces into a bowl.
  • Chop youronions and tomatoes onto a plate.
  • Wash the sliced cocoyam and put into a saucepan.
  • Add your tomatoes, onions, mackerel and salmon to the cocoyam and addsome water slightly above everything in the saucepan.
  • Add your salt and cayenne pepper and put on fire.
  • After some time on fire, use the ladle or flat wooden spoon to press onthe cocoyam to mash it a bit.
  • If the cocoyam is still too hard and the water content is gone down, adda little more water and let it cook more till it softens.
  • Add a little palm oil to it and stir.
  • Remove from fire and serve into a bowl.



Nuhuu can be eaten in the morning or afternoon and is an easy way out on a stressful day.
Today, you have discovered how nuhuu is prepared.


Calories: 254kcal
Keyword mpotompoto, nuhuu, yam porridge
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