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Cooking Tasty Omena (Dagaa)

1 Hour |  Serves 4 |  30 prep


  • 500 grams of dry Silver cyprinid
  • 1 Onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 3 Medium sized tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 Glass of Milk or Coconut cream
  • 1 Freshly grated garlic
  • Cooking oil
  • 1 cup of water
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Wash the Omena in luke-warm water.
  2. Boil the Omena in a pot for about 30 minutes or until soft.
  3. Drain but reserve the soup obtained from the boiled omena if any.
  4. In a large, heavy-bottomed pot heat a mixture of the cooking oil and the sliced onion over medium heat until the onions turn golden brown.
  5. Add the freshly grated garlic and stir gently.
  6. Cook for about three to five minutes in low heat while stirring.
  7. Add the sliced tomatoes and stir for another 2 minutes.
  8. Add the omena to the mixture and stir gently.
  9. Add either a glass of milk or coconut cream depending on your selected option.
  10. Add half a cup of hot water or the reserved soup obtained from boiling the omena.
  11. Let simmer for about 10 minutes.
  12. Serve while still warm.

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