How to Prepare Cow leg Stew

Cow leg stew is one of the best stew I love eating, the cow leg itself has this creamy jalatinious flavor. Cow leg stew is a staple food-cum-snack, quite popular in Nigeria. It can be prepared and eaten alone with choice drinks or sides. You can also use bokoto as a rice stew or sauce, suitable for boiled yam, plantain or any food of choice that requires a stew or sauce. I like my with white rice it’s so yummyscious. Cow leg is a very tough so you have to cook it patiently if not you won’t be able to bite through it in order word’s you won’t be able to eat it.

Cow leg stew recipe

Below are the ingredients you will be needing

  1. Cow leg
  2. Tomatoes
  3. Tatase
  4. Rodo
  5. Onions
  6. Ginger
  7. Garlic
  8. Vegetable oil
  9. Seasoning cube
  10. Salt


  1. If you are buying your cow leg in the market leg them cut it for you in the market because it’s very hard to cut by yourself. But if from the supermarket it’s always been cut down

Method on How to Prepare cow leg stew

  1. Wash your cow leg and pour into a clean pot pressure pot will be faster for you but if you don’t have you can use your normal cooking pot
  2. Season the cow leg with seasoning cube to taste
  3. Salt to taste
  4. Dice enough onions inside it
  5. Pour enough water that will cook it, you can always add water if it’s need more, if you are using pressure pot once you feel the water is dried up turn off the fire, let the pot cool down then open and check it if it’s need more water you add and cover it very well and put back on fire and cook till tender and set aside
  6. While the cow leg is on fire, you Prepare your other ingredients
  7. Was your tomatoes, tatase, rodo, onions, garlic and ginger
  8. Blend them together
  9. Dice 1 medium size onions and set aside
  10. put pot on fire
  11. Add your vegetable oil
  12. Once the oil is hot add the diced onions
  13. Let it fry a bit
  14. Add your blended pepper, tomatoes, tatase
  15. And fry it very well
  16. You keep on mixing it so that it won’t get burnt
  17. Add some of the cow leg stock
  18. It will give it that jalatinious flavor
  19. Add your cow leg
  20. Add seasoning cube to taste
  21. Add salt if it’s necessary
  22. Allow it to fry well
  23. Then turn off the heat

And your cow leg stew is readyyyyyy!