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How To Prepare Gari Soakings

How To Prepare Gari Soakings

Gari Soakings is popular Ghanaian dessert made with gari (a powdery food material flour made from the tuberous roots of a cassava plant).

It is a major meal in many West African countries, especially Nigeria and the Igbo people in particular. 

As the name implies, it is made by soaking the gari in water or milk.

Do you have an interest in how to make Homemade Gari. Follow this step-by-step guide to cassava processing and you will be well on your way to producing tasty garri.

 

 

HOW TO PROCESS CASSAVA TO GARI

1. Harvest and sort your cassava taking out those with black colour.

2. Peel the cassava roots using a sharp knife

3. Wash and clean the cassava root in a large 

4. Grate the cassava roots into a mash. Place in a sack.

5. Ferment the Cassava Mash to Remove Hydrocyanic Acid

6. Press the cassava sack with a heavy tool to drain the water in the garri

7. After draining the garri mash, sift the wet cake into grits

8. Fry or roast the grits to form edible garri under medium heat. Stir continuously to avoid burning. Here, you can add palm oil to get yellow garri.

9. Spread the garri in a thin layer and allow it to cool

10. Sieve or grind the garri to break larger granules

 

 

RECIPE INGREDIENTS

1/4 cup of Gari

3 spoons of milk or milk powder

sugar to taste

3-5 teaspoons peanuts

 

 

DIRECTIONS ON HOW TO PREPARE GARI SOAKINGS

In a large bowl or cup, pour in gari. You can add more quantity when needed

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Add little water to gari yo make a paste. Add the 3 spoons of milk to form paste and mix well

Add the sugar to mixture and combine completely.

Fill the cup with water to make mixture lighter. Then add your groundnut.

 

RECIPE NOTES

You can use ice cubes to get a cold Soakings

Add you favorite biscuits too and enjoy an enriched Soakings.

You can add 2 spoons of milo to give your Gari Soakings a yummy chocolate flavour.

 

HOW TO STORE GARI

When you process cassava properly you can store it for up to six months or more.

Fry or Roast your gari properly to reduce its moisture content which is usually the main cause of spoilage.

Do not store garri in a moist environment or leave them open in areas with high humidity this will develop molds and spoil.

Package your garri properly in sacks or plastic and store them in a cool dry place

 

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How To Prepare Gari Soakings

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Nutrition facts: 10 calories 1 gram fat
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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup of Gari
  • 3 spoons of milk or milk powder
  • sugar to taste
  • 3-5 teaspoons peanuts

Instructions

  • In a large bowl or cup, pour in gari. You can add more quantity when needed
  • Add little water to gari yo make a paste. Add the 3 spoons of milk to form paste and mix well
  • Add the sugar to mixture and combine completely.
  • Fill the cup with water to make mixture lighter. Then add your groundnut.

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