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Akpi, also called njangsa/djansang and other names, is a tropical African tree (Ricinodendron heudelotii) whose seeds are used in cooking.

Characteristics edit

Akpi seeds are brown to black in color and aromatic.[1]

Use edit

The seeds are typically ground and used to flavor and thicken dishes.[1][2] If dried, they should be prepared using a moist cooking method.

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References edit

  1. a b CABI (2022-01-07). "Ricinodendron heudelotii (njangsa)". doi:10.1079/cabicompendium.47583. {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  2. "Ricinodendron heudelotii - Useful Tropical Plants". tropical.theferns.info. Retrieved 2023-11-27.