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Yam Fufu
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Yam fufu is a staple food common in many countries in West Africa. It is often made in the traditional method
of using a mortar and pounding the yam into a elastic texture.

Yam  Fufu Recipe

Course: Fufu
Cuisine: West African
Keyword: Prep
Category: Fresh
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 4
Author: GrubKitchen
Yam fufu, a popular fufu among the natives and we are showing you the blender method of making Yam fufu.
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Ingredients

  • 2 Large Yam Tuber
  • 4 Cups Cold Water

Instructions

  • Use a knife or peeler to peel the yam tuber
  • Cut each tuber into 5 or 6 pieces then split each piece in the middle part
  • Wash the yam pieces thoroughly and place into pot
  • Add four cups of cold water to cover yam pieces
  • Bring water to boil over high heat, use fork to gage if yam pieces are soft enough to be mashed or until you notice a cloudy look on yam pieces
  • Remove yam pieces from pot and place into a bowl
  • Reserve some of the yam water to use for processer/ blender
  • Place yam pieces into a bowl to cool down
  • Mash yam pieces with a fork or potato masher
  • Use a spoon and scoop mashed yam pieces into blender or processor
  • Add yam water into a blender or processer
  • Use pulse speed to remove any lumps – avoid puree mixture, use low speed setting
  • Once mixture has an elastic texture remove from blender and serve.

Notes

Equipment

  • Wooden Spoon
  • Bowl
  • Fork
  • Peeler
  • Stove top
  • Pot
  • Blender or processer

For more information on Nutrition Facts: "Link to USDA Database entry".

 

Nutrition

Carbohydrates: 27.9g | Protein: 1.5g | Fiber: 4.1g | Sugar: 0.5g | Vitamin A: 1% | Vitamin C: 17.1% | Calcium: 2% | Iron: 4%

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