Cookbook:Pekere (Nigerian Corn Cake)
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|Pekere (Nigerian Corn Cake)|
Pekere, also known as corn cake, is a typical Yoruba food made from cornmeal. It is typically served with ogi, ẹko, or Nigerian custard. It is similar to akara and usually consumed as a breakfast dish.
Ingredients[edit | edit source]
Procedure[edit | edit source]
- Grind or blend the pepper, tomatoes, and onions together to make a paste.
- Combine the pepper paste and cornmeal.
- Mix in water, salt, and maggi cube until smooth.
- Heat enough vegetable oil in a pot for deep-frying. Aim for a temperature of about 350–375°F.
- Roll the mixture into small balls, and deep fry them.
- Remove the pekere from the oil, and drain any excess oil.
- Serve with ogi, ẹkọ, or Nigerian custard.