Tuo zaafi is a popular dish in the northern part of Ghana. Tuo zaafi consists of 3 separate dishes, which are combined for the final dish - the meat stew, the ayoyo sauce, and the tuo zaafi itself.
Chop the ayoyo leaves into smaller sizes
Boil water, add chopped onion, powdered fish, powdered okro and dawadawa.
After 5 minutes add ayoyo leaves and salt peter
Don't cover, stir continuously until ingredients become very soft.
Add salt and seasoning. Allow to simmer for 3 minutes and soup is ready.
Cut meat into desirable sizes. Wash and put meat in big saucepan over moderate heat.
Blend onion, ginger, garlic and add to meat.
Add salt and seasoning and cover meat to steam for 5-10 minutes.
Heat pan over medium high heat until hot and then add the olive oil. then add the chicken.
Fry on one side until browned and then flip.
Brown the second side and then transfer the meat to a bowl.
Add chopped onion and garlic and saute until tender and starting to brown.
Add grinded pepper, tomato puree and stir intermintently.
Wash salmon and fish powder (herrings). Then add to stew.
After 6-10 minutes, add spices and allow to cook.
Taste for salt and add some chopped onions.
Finally add fried meat and allow to simmer for 3 minutes.
Fetch some corn flour and add cold water. Then mix thoroughly to form a solution.
Boil enough water and add corn flour to cook for 5-10 minutes.
Fetch some of the solution into a separate bowl.
Mix dry corn dough and cassava dough and Add mixture bit by bit to the boiling corn dough and stir thoroughly to prevent any lumps.
Add the corn dough solution you fetched aside to the Tuo Zaafi to make it soft and stir.
After 15-20 minutes of stirring the Tuo Zaafi, you turn of the heat.
Serve Tuo Zaafi with stew and soup.