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PINKASO RECIPE

Brief About Pinkaso

Pinkaso is a golden brown, spiced, fried snack  usually made by the Hausa’s. It is tasty when it is hot and soft. Pinkaso is usually sold on the streets especially with millet porridge popularly known as Hausa koko. It will be good to try this simple recipe at home one day.

If you agree with me, then follow along as I bring you the steps involved in preparing pinkaso.

 

Ingredients for Pinkaso

  • 250g of plain flour
  • 1 Teaspoon of salt
  • 7g of dry yeast
  • 180ml of lukewarm water
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 chopped green scotch bonnet pepper
  • Oil

 

 

What Pinkaso Can Be Served With

Pinkaso can be eaten with sugar alone, with stew, pepper soup or with Hausa koko.

 

 

Special Utensils

1.Blender

2.Spatula

3.Frying pan

 

Steps to prepare pinkaso

  1.  Mix flour, salt and yeast in a bowl.
  2.  Blend the pepper and onion with half of the lukewarm water till it forms a paste.
  3.  Add the blended mixture to the flour, salt and yeast mixture and let it mix well. You can use a wooden spoon, spatula or your hand. It should form a dough.
  4.  Cover the bowl with a sling film and set aside to allow the dough to rise.
  5.  Pour some oil into the frying pan and heat it for a while.
  6. Dip your hands in water and fetch desired sizes of the dough. Use your finger to create a hole in the middle of the dough and fry in the oil on medium heat.
  7.  Remove from oil when it becomes golden brown and dab with a kitchen towel.
PINKASO RECIPE

PINKASO RECIPE

Pinkaso is a golden brown, spiced, fried snack  usually made by the Hausa’s.
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Prep Time 12 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Ghanaian
Servings 3
Calories 98 kcal

Equipment

  • blender
  • spatula
  • frying pan

Ingredients
  

  • 250 g plain flour
  • 1 tbsp  salt
  • 7 g dry yeast
  • 180 ml lukewarm water
  • onion chopped
  • green scotch bonnet pepper chopped
  • Oil

Instructions
 

  • Mix flour, salt and yeast in a bowl.
  • Blend the pepper and onion with half of the lukewarm water till it formsa paste.
  • Add the blended mixture to the flour, salt and yeast mixture and let itmix well. You can use a wooden spoon, spatula or your hand. It should form adough.
  • Cover the bowl with a sling film and set aside to allow the dough torise.
  • Pour some oil into the frying pan and heat it for a while.
  • Dip your hands in water and fetch desired sizes of the dough. Use yourfinger to create a hole in the middle of the dough and fry in the oil on mediumheat.
  • Remove from oil when it becomes golden brown and dab with a kitchentowel.

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Notes

If you agree with me, then follow along as I bring you the steps involved in preparing pinkaso.

Nutrition

Calories: 98kcal
Keyword AKARA, koose, pinkaso
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