Nkwobi With Cow Leg | Lagos Groceries

This is a traditional native sauce, served in a traditional bowl mostly from the eastern part of Nigeria. 

Makes: 4 servings  


-1 Cow leg

-1 cooking spoon of Palm oil

-1 whole Onions

-Few Soft Ugba(optional)

-35g Garden egg vegetable, Utazi or spinach leaf

-Potassium salt

-Seasoning (Maggi, salt, curry, thyme)

-10g Boiled Pomo (cow skin)

-½ oz Crayfish (optional)


Step 1: Dissect the cow leg into 2 then slice and remove the bones.

Step 2: Boil the cow leg and slice a half onion into 4 pieces to soften fast with a pinch of salt to taste (seasoning) cook for 45 minutes.

Step 3: Add a cooking spoon of palm oil in a pot, sprinkle very tiny potassium salt, mix it with warm water, stir all together until when the potassium melts and the sauce becomes thicken, add pounded or  dry chilli pepper with seasoning.

Step 4: Add the boiled skin cow (Pomo), a bit of Crayfish.

Step 5: Check the cow leg, if softened, drain out the water, and put the meat in a bowl.

Step 6: Add all the sauce and ingredients together then stir. Do not add seasoning. Step 7: Pour the sauce on the meat and stir. Sprinkle a few slices of vegetable on it. Step 8: Served in a traditional bowl with a chilled drink

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