- For a tasty ugali omena, avoid adding a lot of spices and soup for a better taste.
Omena is one of the popular seafood on the Kenyan table. However, the daunting task for many is how to prepare it into a delicious meal.
For a tasty ugali omena, avoid adding a lot of spices and soup for a better taste.
To make tasty omena with ugali, the following are the ingredients and easy steps:
- 2 cups of Omena
- 2 cups maize flour (for ugali)
- 1 large onion, finely chopped
- 2 tomatoes, diced
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 1 teaspoon paprika
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Water for ugali preparation
In a pot, bring water to boil.
Slowly add maize flour while stirring continuously to avoid lumps.
Keep stirring until the mixture thickens. Reduce heat and cover, allowing it to cook for about 10-15 minutes.
Preparation of omena
Clean the omena by soaking it in water for about 15 minutes to remove any dirt.
After soaking, drain the water and set the cleaned omena aside.
Heat oil in a pan over medium heat.
Add chopped onions and sauté until onions are golden brown.
Add cleaned omena and cook until browned on both sides.
Toss in diced tomatoes and cook until they soften.
Season with paprika, salt, and pepper. Mix well and let it cook for a few more minutes.
Serve and enjoy your delicious meal.