Cookbook:Yamarita (Nigerian Fried Yam)

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Yamarita with eggs

Yamarita is a Nigerian dish of battered and fried yam.

Ingredients[edit | edit source]

Procedure[edit | edit source]

  1. Rinse the yam pieces in water.
  2. Bring a pot of water to boil. Add the yam pieces, and boil for a few minutes until the yam is tender.
  3. Drain the yams.
  4. Combine the eggs, pepper, salt, and seasoning cubes.
  5. Combine flour, thyme, and curry. Stir this mixture into the eggs. Add a little water as needed to get a thin batter.
  6. Heat vegetable oil in a deep pot. Aim for about 350–375°F.
  7. Dip the yam pieces in the batter, and transfer the battered pieces to the hot oil.
  8. Fry until golden brown on all sides.
  9. Remove yamarita from the oil with a slotted spoon, and drain any remaining oil.
  10. Serve hot.