Groundnut soup is enjoyed with fufu, or banku, omutuo (rice balls), rice etc. You just can’t do without groundnut soup in Ghanaian society. Oh, don’t forget Sunday Omutuo and groundnut soup special.
Ground soup takes time and patience and is moderately difficult to cook. The average time for cooking groundnut soup is an hour. Groundnut soup is a Ghanaian complementary dish serve with other main dishes for lunch and supper. For the heavy breakfast eaters, groundnut soup and a main dish.
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Groundnut Soup (Nkatekwan)Print Recipe
- Groundnut paste
- Tomato paste
- Fresh tomatoes
- Make a solution of groundnut paste with water and place it on fire.
- Stir intermittently and leave to boil until you see oil rise on top of the solution. This would take about 20 minutes.
- Wash, cut and blend onions garlic and ginger.
- Wash and cut chicken. Put the chicken in cooking pan and place on fire.
- Add the mixture of onions, ginger and garlic, seasoning and salt to the chicken. Steam chicken for 10 minutes.
- Add tomato paste to the steamed chicken and steam for 5 more minutes.
- Pour boiled groundnut paste solution into the chicken. Add some more water.
- Wash peppers, onions and tomatoes. Put into the soup and let it boil for ten minutes.
- Blend onions and peppers, and tomatoes separately. Pour into the soup.
- Leave soup on reduced heat for over 15 minutes. Groundnut soup is ready when you see oil rise on top of the soup.
Groundnut Soup (Nkatekwan)
Ease of Preparing