Cookbook:Hanjin Ligidi (Nigerian Lollipops)

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Hanjin Ligidi (Nigerian Lollipops)
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Hanjin ligidi, also called ekana gowon, is a cone-shaped Nigerian confection mostly enjoyed by children. It is similar to a lollipop.

Ingredients[edit | edit source]

Procedure[edit | edit source]

  1. Shape food-safe paper or aluminum foil into cones.
  2. Clean any dirt or dust from the tsamiya.
  3. Wash the tsamiya in a clean bowl of water and drain it thoroughly.
  4. Soak the tsamiya in hot water for about 5 minutes.
  5. Transfer the tsamiya soaking liquid to a pot over medium heat.
  6. Gradually stir in sugar, making sure it dissolves, until it becomes very thick.
  7. Stir in your desired flavoring and/or coloring.
  8. Divide the syrup between the prepared cones. Let cool slightly, then insert a toothpick or other stick.
  9. Let set and harden completely. Unmold and serve.