Cookbook:Amala (Yoruba Yam Swallow)

Amala (Yoruba Yam Swallow)
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Àmàlà is a preparation native to the Yoruba people of Nigeria. It is made out of yam flour, cassava flour, and/or unripe plantain flour. It can be served with a variety of soups, such as efo riro, okro (ila), ewedu soup, ogbono, or gbegiri (black-eyed beans soup).

Ingredients edit

  • Yam flour
  • Water

Equipment edit

Procedure edit

  1. Heat water in a pot and bring to boil.
  2. Pour and stir the yam flour, mixing continuously to avoid lumps.
  3. Adjust the amount of water or yam flour to get your desired consistency.
  4. Stir well, cover, and cook for about 10 minutes.
  5. Serve with soups.