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How To Prepare Pinkaso

How To Prepare Pinkaso

Funkaso, or Pinkaso, is a Hausa savoury fried dumpling.

It is served either as an accompaniment to a main meal or as a snack with stews. Savoury Funkaso dumplings. 

‘Pinkaso’ is a light crunchy, spiced, fried flour dumpling that’s synonymous with the Hausa’s from Ghana.

 

 

RECIPE INGREDIENTS FOR PINKASO

1 cup all purpose flour

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon instant yeast

 1/2 onion, chopped

2 green scotch bonnet pepper, chopped

Vegetable Oil for frying

 

 

DIRECTIONS ON HOW TO PREPARE PINKASO

  1.  In a large bowl, combine together flour, salt and yeast.
  2. Blend the pepper and onion with 200mls of lukewarm untill it forms a paste.
  3. Stir in the blended mixture to the flour mixture until well combined using your hand or wooden spatula. Mix until a dough is formed. The dough shouldn’t be too hard or too soft.
  4. Cover the bowl with a aluminum foil or wet towel and set aside for 2-3 hours. This is done to double the size of dough
  5. Pour some oil into the frying pan and heat it for a while.
  6. Wash your hands in water and punch dough to remove air. Fetch some of the dough for frying
  7. Use your thumb to create a hole in the middle of the dough and fry in the hot oil.
  8. Remove from oil when it becomes golden brown and drain oil using tissue paper or seive

 

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How To Prepare Pinkaso

Serves: 4 Prep Time: Cooking Time:
Nutrition facts: 10 calories 1 gram fat
Rating: 5.0/5
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon instant yeast
  •  1/2 onion, chopped
  • 2 green scotch bonnet pepper, chopped
  • Vegetable Oil for frying
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Instructions

  • In a large bowl, combine together flour, salt and yeast.
  • Blend the pepper and onion with 200mls of lukewarm untill it forms a paste.
  • Stir in the blended mixture to the flour mixture until well combined using your hand or wooden spatula. Mix until a dough is formed. The dough shouldn't be too hard or too soft.
  • Cover the bowl with a aluminum foil or wet towel and set aside for 2-3 hours. This is done to double the size of dough
  • Pour some oil into the frying pan and heat it for a while.
  • Wash your hands in water and punch dough to remove air. Fetch some of the dough for frying
  • Use your thumb to create a hole in the middle of the dough and fry in the hot oil.
  • Remove from oil when it becomes golden brown and drain oil using tissue paper or seive

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