Tasty Way To Make Semo

This blog post will be straight forward because I have already written many thing about semo in my previous how Nigerians make semo . Please visit here for any background information you may need. As you already know, there are many tribes in Nigeria and most people love eating semo. Semo is a shortened name for semovita. Semovita is a popular Nigerian food that is enjoyed with a wide variety of Nigerian soups. How to make semovita For this recipe, the ingredient needed are stated below.

Ingredients for semo

If you are in the United Kingdom, you can shop for semo here. Preparation time : 20 minutes

How to cook Semo

  • Fill the pot with 3-4 cups of water - adjust the water quantity according to the quantity of the semo you want to make.
  • Add little salt or adjust to your taste
  • Set your cooker to high heat
  • Place your pot on the cooker
  • Allow the water boil
  • While the waiting for the water to boil
  • Get a bowl, add 5-6 tablespoons of semovita into a small bowl
  • Mix with water till you get a smooth paste with a watery consistency
  • Cover and set aside
  • Reduce the cooking heat to medium heat when the water starts boiling
  • Make a base for the semovita by first pouring the semovita paste into the hot water while mixing immediately
  • Continue mixing even after you have poured all the paste into the hot water
  • Mix until the watery paste looks cooked - you may have to watch the video recipe to see what this looks like here .
  • At this point, start adding the semovita powder in small quantity while mixing at the same time
  • Add more semovita and mix till it becomes thick
  • To get well cooked semovita do the steps listed below
  • Add little water to the thick semovita
  • With a spoon, gently raise the thick semo to ensure the water gets to the bottom of the pot
  • Cover the pot and cook for 3-5 minutes on medium heat or more depending on the quantity you are cooking.
  • After cooking, take the pot off the cooker.
  • Mix very well
  • Fluffy semovita is ready to be enjoyed with your favourite Nigerian soup .

  semo Nigerian swallow

Recipe by The online cook 

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