How To Use Negro Pepper | Uda

Negro pepper

There are several ways on how to use negro pepper also known as uda in Igbo language, so in this post, I will show you in a detailed way on how you can use this spice.

Use negro pepper (uda) to cook yam and gizzard Pepper Soup. Should you want to know what this spice is all about and all its benefits, please check here Certainly, negro pepper can be used in variety of dishes especially in any type of pepper soup.

Some types of pepper soup include:

Some Types Of Pepper Soup

  • goat pepper soup
  • fish pepper soup
  • Assorted pepper soup (this type of pepper soup have different types of meat to it, for that reason, it is called assorted pepper soup)
  • yam pepper soup
  • Noodles pepper soup
  • Chicken pepper soup

Furthermore, in this post, I will be showing you how to use negro pepper to cook yam pepper soup. Also know that this spice can be applied in food either as a whole pod or in a ground form. Below is how to use it to cook yam pepper soup.

List Of Ingredients

  • Yam
  • Palm oil
  • Onion
  • Ground dry Chilli
  • Salt
  • bouillon cubes
  • Crayfish
  • Negro pepper
  • Gizzard

How To Use Negro Pepper

First of all, get the gizzard yam and other ingredients ready for cooking in what I will like to call the two stage cooking procedure.

Stage One

Peel off the yam skin Cut it into cubes or as desired Wash and drain out the water in a sieve and set aside.

In adition, cut the gizard into half, wash it thoroughly with a ckean water and set it aside. Slice the onions, grind the crayfish and chilli, also set this one aside

Stage Two Cooking Procedure

  • Place the washed gizard in a clean medium size pot
  • Season the gizzard with salt, bouillon cubes. crayfish, onion and ground chilli
  • Add a little bit of water and Cook for about 15-20 minutes in a medium heat
  • put in the washed yam now
  • Add water as desired Put some vegetable oil cook for about 5-10 minutes or till when the yam is almost cooked
  • Drop in some pods of negro pepper, stir it and
  • Cook for about 6-10 minutes in a low heat and the food is ready at this point.

In conclusion, yam pepper soup can be enjoyed with smoothies. Similarly, other spices that work well with it include scent leave also known as African basil. Even more, Ginger, garlic, uziza (piper guineense) are good for paring in a dish that demands for this spice.

What dish do you enjoy your negro pepper with?

How to use negro pepper
Yam pepper soup

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