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Afra (Barbecue)

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1) Ready made millet balls steamed & set aside

2) 1 lb spinach greensCherre

3) Dried fish

4) 2 sliced Okra (Ladies Fingers)

5) 1 lb of beef

6) 9 ounces  of grated fresh peanuts

7) Salt and PepperCherre

9) 2 small Maggi cubes

10) 2 large crushed onions

11) 4 pints of water

12) 2 large green or red peppers (sliced)


1)  Wash the spinach then boil with the Okra.
2)  Sieve then crush the spinach & Okra in a small bowl
3)  Cut beef into slightly smaller than mouth size pieces and season with the salt & pepper then leave standing for 30 minutes.
4)  Place all ingredients into a medium sized cooking pot with the exception of the spinach / Okra mix & peppers.
5)  Add a 2 pints  of water & bring to the boil. Cover and simmer for about an hour or until beef is tender and sauce is reduced.
6)  Add spinach mix and peppers
7)  Cook for approximately 12 minutes
Serve on top of the Chere
Chere can be made with black eyed beans (Nyebe ) which have been pre-cooked and are added.
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