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Corn Moi Moi

Corn Moi- moi also known as Nni Oka, Igbankwu Oka, Ekoki, Ukpo Oka Or Sapala, is the Nigerian- style ”Tamales”(steamed corn Pudding).
It is a meal that is native to the eastern part of Nigeria. It is usually served during traditional engagements and taste really good.

Corn Moi- moi is also a healthy meal and quite filling due to its high fiber content, so if you’re on a weight loss program this is a meal you can add to your diet, simply substitute the palm oil for tomato stew or your favorite oil and enjoy☺.

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Category, Cuisine, Cooking MethodDifficultyIntermediate
Yields1 Serving
 5 pieces Fresh Corn on cob OR 500 grams Corn meal(corn flour, not corn starch)
 1 handful Crayfish
 1 handful dry large Prawns or dry fish (fresh prawns goes well too)
 1 grilled fish (or soft smoked fish)(deboned) (optional)
 5 medium Onion bulbs( Onions adds to the taste of this meal)
 2 cooking spoonful Palm oil
 A Handful chopped Spinach Or Ugwu Or Scent leaves(efirin,nchuawun) (optional)
 2-3 stock cubes/Seasoning cubes(maggi, onga or knorr)
 Chili pepper/scotch bonnet pepper(atarodo)(to taste)
 Water (as needed to form a smooth paste)
 Salt to taste
 Containers of choice for steaming the Moimoi ( you can make use of uma leaves, banana leaves , foil bags, heat proof nylons or bowls)

Ingredients

 5 pieces Fresh Corn on cob OR 500 grams Corn meal(corn flour, not corn starch)
 1 handful Crayfish
 1 handful dry large Prawns or dry fish (fresh prawns goes well too)
 1 grilled fish (or soft smoked fish)(deboned) (optional)
 5 medium Onion bulbs( Onions adds to the taste of this meal)
 2 cooking spoonful Palm oil
 A Handful chopped Spinach Or Ugwu Or Scent leaves(efirin,nchuawun) (optional)
 2-3 stock cubes/Seasoning cubes(maggi, onga or knorr)
 Chili pepper/scotch bonnet pepper(atarodo)(to taste)
 Water (as needed to form a smooth paste)
 Salt to taste
 Containers of choice for steaming the Moimoi ( you can make use of uma leaves, banana leaves , foil bags, heat proof nylons or bowls)

Directions

Corn Moi Moi

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