Palaver sauce is a favorite in many west African cuisine- Ghana, Liberia, sierra leone, Cameroon, and Nigeria. There are so many various ways of making this sumptuous meal, no palaver here. Meats: -beef shanks oxtail cut into bite-size pieces, smoked fish, chicken or ham hocks -optional palm or canola oil, onion diced, tomatoes sliced, garlic minced, ground egusi, salt and pepper, fresh vegetables-kale, collard greens, spinach optional and red oil. served with rice. Hot.