Turkey berries are very nutritious to consume and are used in many homes they are used as supplementary vegetables to prepare stews and soups. Turkey berries recipes are not used as the sole vegetable in stews or soups even though most households use them.
We dedicate this post to bring you turkey berries recipes, delicious, healthy, easy-to-prepare and easy on your pocket. We shall be updating with many more recipes of turkey berries.
Do not be scared by the names, we just coined it from its ingredients. You are free to modify them as you wish.
- Aguturk yum – Melon seeds (agushi) with turkey berries.
- Palmiturk – Palm nut soup with turkey berries.
1. Aguturk Yum
- 2 Medium size whiting fish (cassava fish)
- 1 Medium size salted fish/tilapia (koobi)
- 6 – 8 chopped tomatoes
- 4 onions chopped or blended
- Pepper to spice
- Melon seeds (agushi) powder
- Turkey berries
- Palm oil or vegetable cooking oil
Cooking procedure in Aguturk Yum
Before you start, clean your hands, all the tools, pans and bowls to use. Also, clean all ingredients thoroughly.
Cook whiting fish with salted fish together with little water. Turn twice and if salted fish is cooked Set aside to cool and debone, the fillet will be used for the stew
Put cooking oil on the fire.
Mix your agushi powder with water into the paste and add a little salt.
Then, put in your agushi paste. Cook the agushi paste to form chunks like eggs. The salt added to the past helps the agushi to curdle.
When the agushi is cooked, remove from oil and add your onions. Add pepper, chopped tomatoes and blended turkey berries. Add them one after the other when they cook for about 5minutes.
Allow to boil for about 10minutes then add your filleted fish and agushi. Lower the heat and allow simmering until there is less water.
Your stew is ready.
Food combinations with Aguturk yum.
You can eat Aguturk yum with rice, yam, cocoyam, plantain, potatoes etc.
Please try this meal at home and share with us how it goes. We would also love to see what you are doing with turkey berries. We would be glad to add your turkey berries recipes to the list. Share.
2. Palmiturk – Palm nut soup with turkey berries
Meat or any protein source of choice – 2 pounds or as preferred
Onion – 4 medium sized bulbs
Tomatoes – 4
Pepper – 10 or as preferred
Ginger – 20grams
Garlic – ¼ bulb
Palm nuts – 6cups
Turkey berries – ½ Cup or a handful
Salt to taste
Boil palm nuts and turkey berries together, pound and sieve to form your solution. Boil pepper and onions with little water. Blend the boiled pepper and onions with fresh ginger. Add salt to taste.
Prepare your meat to steam. Add 4 fresh tomatoes to the meat and add the blended pepper, onions and ginger. Steam for 15 minutes.
Remove the tomatoes and add the palm nut and turkey berries solution. Bring to boil.
Blend and add the tomatoes and allow to cook.
The foam that forms on the surface of the soap will disappear to indicate that the soup is ready.