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Brief About Yakeyake

Yakeyake is a popular meal made from cassava and is mostly sold in town by food vendors. It is a food with its origin from the Western region of Ghana, specifically the Nzema tribe is known for it.

Yakeyake is a simple dish which can be eaten during lunch time and is easy to prepare. Below we bring you a guide on how to prepare yakeyake.

 

 

Ingredients for Yake Yake

  • 1 tuber of cassava
  • Water
  • 1 tablespoon of corn flour
  • Salt (to taste)

 

What Yakeyake Can Be Served With

Yakeyake can be served with ground pepper, onions, tomatoes, fried fish or fried chicken .It can also be served with soup.

 

Special Utensils

  •  Grater
  •  Small mortar and pestle
  •  Mesh strainer
  •  Colander
  •  Fine clean cloth

 

 

Steps to prepare yake yake

  1. Cut cassava into smaller sizes into a bowl and soak in water overnight.
  2. Grate the cassava into a bowl.
  3. Use a small mortar and pestle to mash the grated cassava.
  4. Use a clean cloth to drain the water from the grated cassava. Squeeze till dry.
  5. Use a mesh strainer to sieve the dried cassava into a bowl.
  6. Add one tablespoon of corn flour to the dried cassava and sieve again. Add salt and stir.
  7. Put some water on fire in a saucepan and let it boil.
  8.  Put a fine clean cloth into a colander and put the dried grated cassava mixed with corn flour and salt into it. Cover the sauce pan with its lid and let the food steam for a while.
  9.  Remove from fire when ready and serve.
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yake yake recipe

YAKE YAKE Recipe

Yakeyake is a simple dish which can be eaten duringlunch time and is easy to prepare. Below we bring you a guide on how to prepareyakeyake.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Ghanaian
Calories 185 kcal

Equipment

  • Grater
  • Small mortar and pestle
  • Mesh strainer
  • colander
  • Fine clean cloth

Ingredients
  

  • 1 tuber cassava
  • Water
  • 1 tbsp corn flour
  • Salt

Instructions
 

  • Cut cassava into smaller sizes into a bowl and soak inwater overnight.
  • Grate the cassava into a bowl.
  • Use a small mortar and pestle to mash the grated cassava.
  • Use a clean cloth to drain the water from the grated cassava. Squeezetill dry.
  • Use a mesh strainer to sieve the dried cassava into a bowl.
  • Add one tablespoon of corn flour to the dried cassava and sieve again.Add salt and stir.
  • Put some water on fire in a saucepan and let it boil.
  • Put a fine clean cloth into a colander and put the dried grated cassavamixed with corn flour and salt into it. Cover the sauce pan with its lid andlet the food steam for a while.
  • Remove from fire when ready and serve.

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Notes

Yakeyake is a popular meal made from cassava and is mostly sold in town by food vendors. It is a food with its origin from the Western region of Ghana, specifically the Nzema tribe is known for it.

Nutrition

Calories: 185kcal
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