UKPO Oka is an African Nigerian meal which is peculiar to the people of Eastern Nigeria. This is a corn pudding with various names such as Corn Moi-moi, Nni Oka, Igbankwu Oka, Ekoki, Ukpo Oka or Sapala. It is a native meal of the legion local delicacies and it is usually served during traditional engagements and other events. It is a creamy food product prepared from stewed corn, water and optional additional texturing ingredients.
Big crayfish or prawn
Egg [cooked diced egg]
Fresh per boiled fish
Blend your pepper, onion, small crayfish to a smooth paste
Peel off the husk of corn and remove all strands
Use a sharp knife to slice the seeds from the corn
Blend the corn and it should have a very rough texture and feel after blending.
Transfer to a container after blending and stir with a spatula for about five minutes
Add the washed prawns, diced cooked egg, pieces of fresh pour boiled fish, seasoning, salt, palm oil and stir further till all the oil is well incorporated
Add water if too tick
Wrap in leaf or put in a nylon
Steam on high heat for about one hour to one hour thirty minutes.
When the content of the leaf or nylon becomes solid then your meal is ready. to eat.