Cookbook:Cocoyam Fufu

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Cocoyam Fufu
CategorySwallow recipes

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Cocoyam fufu is a swallow made from cocoyams (also known as taro root, dasheen, yautia, eddo, and kalo).

Ingredients[edit | edit source]

Equipment[edit | edit source]

Procedure[edit | edit source]

  1. Cut the cocoyam into medium-sized chunks, and cook in a pot of water until tender. Drain the cocoyam.
  2. Combine the cassava flour with ½ cup water to make a mouldable ball.
  3. Add the cassava mixture to the cooked cocoyam in a mortar. Pound together until smooth.

Notes, tips, and variations[edit | edit source]

  • Always use cocoyam heads to make a smooth swallow. The cassava flour serves to bind the cocoyam and make it mouldable.