SuperKanja is a nutritious Gambian okra stew that is typically served over rice. Both in the rural and urban areas, Gambians are fond of it. The meal comes in a variety of forms, but all of them use the same basic ingredients.
Typically, it consists of a fish and okra mixture that has been boiled in palm oil and garnished with pepper and onion. A few spices are additionally added to the stew for taste and color.
Here’s a list of everything you need to prepare this sumptuous Gambia dish called Superkanja
- 2 lbs lean beef
- 2 cups of palm oil
- 2 medium onions
- 1 lb smoked catfish or any fish
- 2 lbs okra diced into small cubes
- Pepper and salt to taste
- ¼ teaspoon Baking powder
- 8 cups of water
How to prepare superkanja
- Wash the meat thoroughly after cutting it into bits.
- In a pot with adequate water, boil the meat and fish for 15 minutes. After that, take the fish out of the pit.
- Mix thoroughly before adding okra dice, salt, onions, and pepper to the saucepan.
- Add the palm oil after 15 minutes of cooking on medium heat.
- Simmer for 20 minutes on low heat. sometimes stir
- Re-add the fish to the saucepan, cover, and cook at a low temperature for 6–10 minutes.
- If you’d like, you can also add crabs and shrimp to the dish.
- Serve with fufu or white rice, depending on preference.
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