• custard powder
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    How To Make Homemade Custard Powder

    Homemade Custard Powder is made up of milk powder, flavoring, and thickeners. This powder is readily available in many parts of the world including Africa. Custard is simple yet very difficult to make. A lot of people often wonder how they can make a custard meal that is lump-free. The custard should be thick after preparation so that when milk is added a perfect consistency will be achieved. In this post, I will be teaching you how to make custard powder from scratch and how to prepare it. How To Make Custard Powder Preparation Time: 5 minutes Course: Dessert Cuisine: African, American, and British Ingredient  1 cup of milk powder…

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    How to Make Perfect Homemade Popcorn

    Popcorn is a popular snack eaten by tons of individuals. It’s readily available in supermarkets, eateries, cinemas, sporting events, and stores. It is gotten from a corn kernel that’s expanded and puffed when heated. Popcorn has a strangely attractive smell and it’s super delicious. Do you know you can make these delicious snacks at home without a popcorn machine? In this post, I will be teaching you how to make popcorn on the stovetop. Preparation Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 15 minutes Equipment Saucepan Pot with Lid Cooker or stove Ingredients 1 cup corn kernel 8 tablespoon of coconut oil or olive oil 4 tablespoon of…

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    Recipes,  Side dish

    Yamarita

    Yamarita is made from plain boiled yam that is coated in egg, flour, ginger, and garlic mixture and then deep-fried in oil. It is very popular among the Hausas. It is very easy to make and delicious. It takes about 40 to 45 minutes to make this amazing dish. You can serve it with tomato stew, chicken stew, ketchup e.t.c. In this post, I will be making yamarita from scratch. Note: You can also transform your leftover boiled yam to Yamarita. Preparation Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 40 Minutes Equipment Bowls Knife Chopping board Saucepan or Frying pan Ingredients Yam (1kg) 3 Eggs 1/2 cup all-purpose…

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    Recipes,  snacks

    How to make Puff Puff (Nigerian snack).

    Puff Puff is a very popular snack in Nigeria. There are several varieties of puff puff. Nigerian puff puff is deep-fried and it is similar to Ghanian bofrot. It is soft, spongy, fluffy, easy to make and requires just a few ingredients. The basic ingredients required to make a sweet and fluffy puff puff include Flour, sugar, yeast, nutmeg, vegetable oil or sunflower oil, salt (optional), and water. It is usually eaten as breakfast, starters, or snacks. In most Nigerian parties, you can almost be sure that puff puff will be served as an appetizer. It is eaten at any time, anywhere….that’s how much Nigerians love this snack. Preparation Time; 2…

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    Recipes,  Rice recipe

    How To Prepare Nigerian Party Jollof Rice

    Nigerian Jollof Rice is made from rice (which is a great source of energy), Tomatoes (which helps to prevent cancer), Pepper (which contains vitamins), and onions (which help to reduce inflammation). It has a unique ability to lift everybody’s mood and it also makes the atmosphere friendlier. Nigerian party Jollof rice is known for its distinct smokiness as it is cooked on an open fire. At home, we cook it on the stovetop and leave the rice to burn a little at the bottom of the pan in order to achieve the party smoky flavor. It is not eaten only in Nigeria, It is eaten in some African countries like…

  • moi moi
    Beans recipe,  Recipes

    Moi Moi (Bean Pudding) Recipe

    Moi Moi (bean pudding) features a lot of protein and energy-sustaining power. Moi Moi (bean pudding) is a light and healthy diet. It attracts tons of healthy companions like fish, eggs, lobster, prawn, snails. e.t.c. It is made from the combination of ground beans, oil, pepper, onions, seasoning cubes, salt, crayfish (optional), fish or eggs e.t.c. Nigerians and Africans eat Moi Moi with rice ( Jollof, fried, white e.t.c.), akamu, bread, garri, Eko e.t.c. Moi Moi is great for weight loss. Equipment Steaming Pot Bowls Spoon Blender Ingredients 3 cups of beans 4-5 fresh chili pepper 1 fresh bell pepper ( tatashe) 2 onions Fish of your choice or eggs ( boiled) 1/2 cup Crayfish…

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    Beans recipe,  Recipes,  snacks

    How To Make Akara (Bean Cake)

    Akara (bean cake) is a popular breakfast staple in Nigeria. It is made from the combination of beans paste, scotch bonnet, onions, salt, and some other ingredients. It is eaten with akamu, bread, custard, oats, zobo pap, e.t.c Akara (bean cake) is called koose or black-eyed pea fritters in Ghana, Acaraje in Brazil. This recipe is one of the easiest and sweetest breakfast recipes. Beans or blacked-eyed peas or contain lots of potassium, fiber, Vitamins A, C and B6, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium and protein. They are rich in any type of antioxidant called polyphenols. NOTES When making Akara, little salt and water are required. The little water is for blending…

  • peanut burger
    Recipes,  snacks

    Peanut Burger (Coated peanut or groundnut).

    Peanut Burger (coated groundnut) is also known as coated peanut in Nigeria. This snack is made by coating groundnut also known as peanut with flour, eggs, and other Ingredient. Peanut burger (coated groundnut) is a nutritious and healthy snack loved by all. If you love groundnut you will definitely love peanut burger. Ingredients 2 cups raw peanuts or groundnut 2 cups Flour 3 Eggs 1/3 cup Sugar 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon butter (Optional) Milk Flavour optional Vegetable oil for frying Procedure In a bowl, select the groundnut to take out the bad ones. Soak your raw groundnut in the hot water with a pinch of salt for 5 to 10 minutes. Drain the water and spread out…

  • chin chin
    Recipes,  snacks

    Nigerian Chin Chin Recipe

    Chin Chin is a popular Nigerian snack made up of basic ingredients like flour, butter, and sugar. Optional ingredients include eggs, nutmeg, milk, and baking powder. You can also add some flavors such as cinnamon, orange, and pineapple to give it a unique taste. It can either be hard or crunchy. Nigerian chin chin is often served with chilled fruit juice like pineapple juice, apple juice, mango juice, strawberry juice, zobo juice, and Chapman. Equipment Cutting Board Bowls knife Rolling pin Deep fryer or frying pan Ingredients 500 grams all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder A pinch of grounded nutmeg 100 grams of sugar 115 grams unsalted butter (soften) 1…

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