Fufu is a thick paste obtained after pounding one or a combination of boiled yam, cassava, plantain and cocoyam in a mortar with a pestle and turning with the hand to obtain the desired texture.

Neat fufu recipe is one of the easiest ways to prepare fufu.

Can be served with goat light soup, ebunuebunu (green leafy soup) and groundnut soup.

Special items needed

  • spatula

Ingredients

  • Neat fufu powder
  • water

Steps to prepare neat fufu

  1. pour a reasonable amount of neat fufu powder into a clean dry pot
  2. mix properly with water into until you obtain a thick paste
  3. stir mixture consistently and thoroughly ensuring no lumps are formed.
  4. Place mixture on medium heat and stir it
  5. As the paste gets thick, stir it and begin to knead it into a dough
  6. Sprinkle little water on top of it and cover it.
  7. Allow it to cook under low heat for about 10 minutes.
  8. Make sure to stir after every 3 minutes to prevent the bottom from burning.
  9. Remove from source of heat.
  10. Form a circular ball from the dough and set aside

 

Other ways to prepare fufu in Ghana

  1. Using blender. Blending raw cassava with plantain, after mixture is cooked.
  2. Pounding cooked cassava, plantain and or yam

 

Other recipes to try

Light Soup Recipe

Hausa Koko

Brukina Recipe

 

Fufu With Light Soup. Full Recipe

Fufu is a thick paste obtained after pounding one or a combination of boiled yam, cassava, plantain and cocoyam in a mortar with a pestle and turning with the hand to obtain the desired texture.

Type: dinner

Cuisine: African

Keywords: fufu

Recipe Yield: 10

Calories: 159

Preparation Time: 15M

Cooking Time: 25M

Total Time: 40M

Recipe Ingredients:

  • Neat fufu powder
  • water

Recipe Instructions: pour a reasonable amount of neat fufu powder into a clean dry pot mix properly with water into until you obtain a thick paste stir mixture consistently and thoroughly ensuring no lumps are formed. Place mixture on medium heat and stir it As the paste gets thick, stir it and begin to knead it into a dough Sprinkle little water on top of it and cover it. Allow it to cook under low heat for about 10 minutes. Make sure to stir after every 3 minutes to prevent the bottom from burning. Remove from source of heat. Form a circular ball from the dough and set aside

Editor's Rating:
10

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