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HOW TO PREPARE TIGER NUT DRINK

HOW TO PREPARE TIGER NUT DRINK

Tiger nut drink is a very popular drink in Ghana and Nigeria and some other parts of the world, it has a marble-like shape and wrinkle on the outside, got its name from a tiger-striped exterior.

It has some sweet, nutty, gritty inside but very tasty. Ofio can be eaten raw (cleaned), roasted, juice out, or boiled.

Learn How to Prepare Tiger Nut Drink by following this simple steps by steps

 

 

INGREDIENTS NEEDED FOR HOW TO PREPARE TIGER NUT DRINK

1 cup Tiger nut

1/2 Coconut (optional)

1/2 Cup Dates

1 teaspoon Ginger (minced) optional

1/2 teaspoon Vanilla essence/cinnamon powder (optional)

 

 

DIRECTIONS ON HOW TO PREPARE TIGER NUT DRINK

Wash and remove dirt, spoilt ones and foreign particles from nut

Place and soak nut in water for 24 hours or more if using dried ones.

Pit the dates and chop them into pieces.

Break up the coconut and cut it into small pieces

Drain the nuts and rinse again.

Blend the tiger nut, coconut, dates together with a moderate amount of water until smooth. Making sure the water is enough just to cover.

Using a cheesecloth of fine sieve, pour the blended mixture into the cheesecloth/strainer/mesh and drain the content

Pour in a jar and add vanilla essence or cinnamon if using. Place in fridge to chill or add ice cubes. Serve cold

 

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HEALTH BENEFITS

They are a considered a super food as they provide a great number of nutrients such as calcium, magnesium, potassium, sodium, phosphorus and zinc and vitamins E, C and folic acid.

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They are a good source of vegetable proteins since they contain a large number of essential amino acids.

 

RECIPE VIDEO

 

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HOW TO PREPARE TIGER NUT DRINK

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Nutrition facts: 100 calories 5 grams fat
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup Tiger nut
  • 1/2 Coconut (optional)
  • 1/2 Cup Dates
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger (minced) optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon Vanilla essence

Instructions

  • Wash and remove dirt, spoilt ones and foreign particles from nut
  • Place and soak nut in water for 24 hours or more if using dried ones.
  • Pit the dates and chop them into pieces.
  • Break up the coconut and cut it into small pieces
  • Drain the nuts and rinse again.
  • Blend the tiger nut, coconut, dates together with a moderate amount of water until smooth. Making sure the water is enough just to cover.
  • Using a cheesecloth of fine sieve, pour the blended mixture into the cheesecloth/strainer/mesh and drain the content
  • Pour in a jar and add vanilla essence or cinnamon if using. Place in fridge to chill or add ice cubes. Serve cold

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