African Recipes

How To Prepare Yake Yake

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How To Prepare Yake Yake

Yake Yake is a gluten free steamed pudding made out of Cassava and it’s popular amongst the Ewes of Ghana, Ivory Coast and Togo

You can enjoy yake yake with your preferred stew or soup.

Best served with ground pepper, onions, tomatoes, fried chicken and popular tiny fried fish known as ‘One Mouth Thousand’.

 

 

EQUIPMENT NEEDED FOR HOW TO PREPARE YAKE YAKE

Grater

Mortar and pestle/Potato Masher

Mesh strainer

colander

Fine clean cloth

 

 

RECIPE INGREDIENTS

1 large peeled Cassava soaked overnight in water (this gets rid off any toxins present in Cassava)

1 tablespoonful of Corn flour

Half a teaspoon of Salt

1 litre of Water

 

 

DIRECTION ON HOW TO PREPARE YAKE YAKE

Remove cassava tuber form water then grate the cassava into a bowl.

Using a small mortar and pestle or potato masher, mash the grated cassava.

Drain the water from the grated cassava with the use of a clean cloth. Squeeze untill no water is left.

Use a mesh strainer to sieve the dried cassava into a bowl.

Add corn flour to the dried cassava and sieve again. Add salt and stir.

Put water on fire in a saucepan and allow it to boil.

Place a fine clean cloth into a colander and put the dried grated cassava mixed with corn flour and salt into it. Cover the sauce pan with its lid and let the food steam for a while.

 Remove when it hardens and serve.

 

TRY OTHER AFRICAN RECIPES

HOW TO MAKE DAWADAWA

HOW TO PREPARE EGG STEW

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NIGERIAN PEPPER SOUP

AFRICAN BEEF STEW

 

RECIPE VIDEO

 

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How To Prepare Yake Yake

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Serves: 2 Prep Time: Cooking Time: Nutrition facts: 1 calories 1 gram fat

Ingredients

1 large peeled Cassava soaked
1 tablespoonful of Corn flour
Half a teaspoon of Salt
1 litre of Water

Instructions

  • Remove cassava tuber form water then grate the cassava into a bowl.
  • Using a small mortar and pestle or potato masher, mash the grated cassava.
  • Drain the water from the grated cassava with the use of a clean cloth. Squeeze untill no water is left.
  • Use a mesh strainer to sieve the dried cassava into a bowl.
  • Add corn flour to the dried cassava and sieve again. Add salt and stir.
  • Put water on fire in a saucepan and allow it to boil.
  • Place a fine clean cloth into a colander and put the dried grated cassava mixed with corn flour and salt into it. Cover the sauce pan with its lid and let the food steam for a while.
  • Remove when it hardens and serve.
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