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how to prpare fufu

We bring you a step by step guide on how to prepare fufu, the Ghanaian way.

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.

how to prpare fufu

Fufu Recipe. The Easiest way.

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Neat fufu recipe is one of the easiest ways to prepare fufu.
Fufu can be served with goat light soup, ebunuebunu (green leafy soup) and groundnut soup.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Ghanaian
Servings 5
Calories 332 kcal


  • spatula
  • blender
  • pestle
  • mortar


  • Neat fufu powder powdered cassava
  • water
  • cooked cassava
  • cooked plantiain
  • cooked cocoyam (optional)


Steps to prepare neat fufu

  • 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

How to prepare Fufu using a blender

  • Using blender. Blending raw cassava with plantain
  • Cook mixture under low heat until thick

Preparing Fufu from Cooked cassava and plantain

  • Pound cooked cassava, plantain and or yam together.
  • Add little amounts of water whiles pounding until a thick consistent paste is achieved




Calories: 332kcal
Keyword fufu
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