Kontomire stew

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Kontomire Stew with eggs and plantain

Kontomire stew is a stew made from cocoyam leaves (known in the Akan language as "kontomire"), commonly prepared in the home and very popular in Ghanaian cuisine.[1] In Ghana, kontomire stew is served with variety of dishes,[2][3] including steamed rice, cooked yam and plantain.[4] Its English designation palava sauce is said to originate from the people of Elmina.[5][6]


Preparing kontomire stew.

The stew consists primarily of:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "How to prepare 'Kontomire' stew and boiled yam". www.pulse.com.gh. 2016-05-28. Retrieved 2019-06-17.
  2. ^ "Kontomire Stew - ghanagrio.com". www.ghanagrio.com. Archived from the original on 2019-06-17. Retrieved 2019-06-17.
  3. ^ Elikplim, Eriq (2018-02-26). "How to Prepare Ampesi and Kontomire Stew". Swiftfoxx. Archived from the original on 2021-01-27. Retrieved 2019-06-17.
  4. ^ "Kontomire with smoked salmon and melon seeds (Palava sauce)". biscuits and ladles. 2017-08-09. Retrieved 2019-06-17.
  5. ^ Gracia, Zindzy (2018-01-31). "How to Prepare Kontomire Stew in Ghana". Yen.com.gh - Ghana news. Retrieved 2019-06-17.
  6. ^ "How to prepare kontomire stew/palava sauce the Ghanaian way". www.pulse.com.gh. 2015-11-19. Archived from the original on 2019-06-30. Retrieved 2019-06-17.

External links[edit]

  • Video how to prepare kontomire stew [1]