Cookbook:Dan Wake (Nigerian Bean Dumplings)

Dan Wake (Nigerian Bean Dumplings)
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Dan wake is a Nigerian dish of bean dumplings. It is commonly consumed by the Hausa people, served with cucumber, cabbages, beef sauce, or hard-boiled eggs.

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  1. Mix a small amount of potash and water until dissolved.
  2. Combine the bean flour and ground baobab leaf. Mix in the potash liquid, leaving behind any residual solids. Mix in water until you get a thick paste or dough.
  3. Bring water to boil in a pot.
  4. Form the bean paste into small balls, and add them to the boiling water. Boil for a few minutes until the small balls rise to the surface.
  5. Drain the dumplings, and transfer them to a dish.
  6. Toss the dumplings with some vegetable oil, ground cayenne, and suya spice.
  7. Serve the dan wake with sliced onions, tomatoes, boiled egg, and/or cucumbers.