How to make Garden egg stew. Garden egg stew has its main ingredient to be an eggplant commonly known as a garden egg. It is a stew that is very popular in Ghana, especially among Fante and Ashante tribes. Eggplant is considered as a fruit, but in the preparation of stew, it is used as a vegetable.

Garden eggs

Garden egg is a very good source of thiamine, dietary fiber, potassium, copper, and manganese. It also comes in different varieties and varied colors.

Health Benefits Of Garden Egg

Garden egg has a lot of health benefits and nutritional values.

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  • It is very rich in vitamin B, which helps in brain development and proper functioning of the immune and nervous systems.
  • Promotes weight loss. It contains less carbohydrates and calories which are important for controlling weight.
  • Contains antioxidants that help in protecting the human body system.
  • It is also rich in folic acid, which is very beneficial to pregnant women.
  • Helps in food digestion due to its high fiber content.

Ingredients For Preparation

How To Prepare Garden Egg Stew In Ghana
  • Garden egg
  • Palm oil
  • Fresh tomatoes
  • Onions
  • Salted fish (koobi)
  • Turkey berry
  • Smoked fish
  • Pepper
  • Salt
  • Cube of choice

How to make Garden egg stew

How To Prepare Garden Egg Stew In Ghana
  • Remove the stalk from the garden eggs and cut them into two.
  • Put into a saucepan and add water. Under high heat, cook until it becomes soft.
  • Blend some onion, fresh tomatoes, pepper, and turkey berries.
  • Also, blend your cooked garden eggs separately and set them aside.
  • Slice the remaining onions, remove the skin and bone from the smoked fish and make them into shreds.
  • Cut and wash the salted fish. Put into a saucepan, add a little water, and allow to boil for 4 minutes.
  • Place your cooking pot on the fire and add palm oil and the sliced onions and stir until onions become soft.
  • Add your blended ingredients, stir and allow to simmer for about 10 to 20 minutes.
  • Add the shredded smoked fish, cube, and salt to taste.
  • Finally, add your blended garden eggs, stir and allow to simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Your stew is ready to be served and enjoyed with any dish of your choice.


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