Mia Kuka Recipe

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Mia kuka is a popular soup in hausa culture and tradition that is served with Tuwo dawa (dawa means guinea corn) or tuwo masara (masara means maize).

Kuka itself is a leaf is that is gotten from kuka tree. It is usually dried and grinded to get kuka that is used for the mia kuka.

Beef (cooked) 8 medium pieces
Dried fish 1 medium size
Fresh pepper optional (ground) 4 medium size
Kuka 2 tablespoons
Dawadawa 1 cake
Yaji 1 teaspoon
Potash Pinch
Palm Oil (optional) 1 cooking spoon
Maggi Cubes 2
Water 1.5 litres
Salt to taste


Season the beef with 1 Maggi Cubes, salt and onions
Boil the beef for about 35 minutes.
Add the fish, ground pepper and Yaji.
Boil for about 10 minutes.
Add the ground Dawadawa.
Cook for about 10 minutes.
Add the Remaining Maggi Cubes.
Stir and add salt to taste.
Turn off heat allow to cool for 5 minutes.
Then add the kuka and whisk thoroughly to increase resilience.
Return to heat and simmer for 2 minutes.
Serve with Tuwo dawa.


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