Nkui is a traditional dish from the Bamileke tribe in Cameroon. It is sticky sauce extract from the bark of a plant called Triumfetta pentandra. The sticky extraction is then seasoned with Nkui spices which is a combination of more than 12 local spices such as ngachu'u, lepka'ah, zehfe, susieu, lep fruits, diepse'eh, lep bark and much more.
It is mostly cooked for mother after birth to help them recover and clean their stomach. Rich in calcium, proteins, vitamins, natural antioxidants and antimicrobials, it is known for its laxative effects. It would also stimulate appetite, stimulate galactorrhea, and also treat malaria and colic.
It is served with a corn couscous and side vegetable.
Ingredient: 100% Natural Triumfetta pentandra bark
Net Weight: 1 oz.
Country of origin: Cameroon
AFRILEGE: The African Privilege