Cassava leaf sauce goes by the common name SAKI. It is always served over steamed or cooked rice and is considered to be the most common national dish of Sierra Leone. Cassava leaf sauce is also extremely popular in other West African countries.
Cassava leaves are the leaves of the yucca plants that is planted in Sierra Leone and other West African countries.
Cassava leaf sauce can be made with beef and smoked fish but there are numerous versions with chicken and just fish and completely vegetarian.
The ingredients may include salt, mild or hot pepper, onions, palm oil, coconut oil or Olive oil, eggplant etc.
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