Thursday, 12 November 2015

Ofada Rice and Snail Stew

This is my very first recipe on this blog. It’s the local Rice (Ofada) garnished with Snail and Kpomo stew. So I heard in other to stay relevant in the “Blog World”, I have to credit every recipe. This dish is Mum-Inspired. She literally taught me every cooking tips and tricks I know.

Ofada Rice and Snail Stew

Ingredients for Ofada Rice (3 Servings)
  • 1 cup of Ofada Rice
  • Small sized Onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
Ingredients for Stew (3 Servings)

  • Snail, Kpomo or any meat/poultry
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 cubes of Knorr seasoning
  • Ginger and garlic powder
  • Tomatoes
  •  Chili pepper (ata rodo)
  • Onions
  • 1 spoon of cooking oil
3 Servings


  • Measure the Ofada rice in a bowl
  • Wash and rinse well, until the water is clear
  • Place in a pot with double amount of water
  • Parboil the rice for 10 minutes
  • Sieve the water out and rinse out starch from the rice
  • Place the parboiled rice in a pot, add some water, sliced onions, salt to taste and olive oil
  • Cook on a low heat for 10 minutes
Tip: Don’t stir the rice throughout the cooking process so that it won't be stodgy.

Making the stew

  • Wash and rinse snail and kpomo thoroughly
  • Place the snail in a pot, add sliced onions, salt, ginger and garlic seasoning  a cube of knorr and any other spice of choice
  • Cook the snail for 10 t0 15 minutes or more (depends on when the snail is soft for consumption)
  • Pour out the broth
  • Blend chili pepper, tomatoes and onions
  • Add a spoon of oil in a pot and fry the blended mixture until satisfied
  • Add snail and kpomo, Add seasoning and salt to taste
  • Taste to ensure it is well seasoned
  • Serve...
I dished mine with some cucumber and fried plantain. It was really yummy. I promise to get better with the pictures as I go along. :D

1 comment:

  1. This recipe is obviously not common compared with what you see outside in restaurant or party serving. Worth trying...
    Weldone Habbis!...