Traditional Drinks

How To Prepare Brukina

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HOW TO PREPARE BRUKINA

How To Prepare Brukina

Brukina is most popularly produced in the Northern regions of Ghana. It is also known as ‘Deger’ or ‘nunu’.

This is Ghana’s favorite  beverage made from millet and pasteurized milk. There is a lot of nutrients in brukina as such it is suitable for all occasions.

In this article, I will guide you through the benefits, steps and how to prepare brukina

 

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BENEFITS OF DRINKING  BRUKINA

Burkina contains vital nutrients such as magnesium, calcium, manganese, tryptophan, phosphorus, fibre, vitamin B and antioxidants.

 

EQUIPMENT

Colander

Cooking pot

 

 

INGREDIENTS NEEDED FOR HOW TO PREPARE BRUKINA

1 cup Millet

1 1/2 cup fresh cow milk

milk powder optional

Salt for taste

 

 

DIRECTIONS ON HOW TO PREPARE BRUKINA

Wash and soak millet in water overnight using a large bowl.

Using a colander, drain the water out of the soaked millet.

Next, take to the mill and grind it into a rough or coarse texture. You can use a blender or food processor

Pour a cup of ground millet into the sieve then using your hands  use your hands rub it vigorously over them until they form tiny balls.

Under medium heat, place a pan and pour water in it. Add salt

As the water gets heated, pour the tiny millet balls into the colander.  Place the colander on top of the pan  as the lid.

In a small bowl, pour some ground millet in a moderate amount of water to form a thick paste.

Use the thick paste to plaster around the colander and cooking pot to prevent the vapour from escaping.

Cover the colander tightly and allow the vapour from the hot water to soften it.

Stir the millet from  time to time ensure that it is cooked well and soft.

Pour  cooked millet into a bowl and allow it to cool down.

Pour fresh milk, milk powder and mix them thoroughly. Add sugar to taste. Add some ice cubes to make it chilled

Stir and serve whiles cold or you can keep it in fridge for 1 week.

 

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How To Prepare Brukina

Brukina is most popularly produced in the Northern regions of Ghana. It is also known as 'Deger' or 'nunu'.
Course Drinks

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup Millet
  • 1 1/2 cup fresh cow milk
  • milk powder optional
  • Salt for taste

Instructions
 

  • Wash and soak millet in water overnight using a large bowl.
  • Using a colander, drain the water out of the soaked millet.
  • Next, take to the mill and grind it into a rough or coarse texture. You can use a blender or food processor
  • Pour a cup of ground millet into the sieve then using your hands  use your hands rub it vigorously over them until they form tiny balls.
  • Under medium heat, place a pan and pour water in it. Add salt
  • As the water gets heated, pour the tiny millet balls into the colander.  Place the colander on top of the pan  as the lid.
  • In a small bowl, pour some ground millet in a moderate amount of water to form a thick paste.
  • Use the thick paste to plaster around the colander and cooking pot to prevent the vapour from escaping.
  • Cover the colander tightly and allow the vapour from the hot water to soften it.
  • Stir the millet from  time to time ensure that it is cooked well and soft.
  • Pour  cooked millet into a bowl and allow it to cool down.
  • Pour fresh milk, milk powder and mix them thoroughly. Add sugar to taste. Add some ice cubes to make it chilled
  • Stir and serve whiles cold or you can keep it in fridge for 1 week.
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