Cookbook:Ebiripo (Nigerian Mashed Taro)

Ebiripo (Nigerian Mashed Taro)
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Ebiripo is an Ijebu dish of mashed cocoyam. It is often eaten with egusi soup or pepper sauce, but you can eat it with any soup of your choice.

Ingredients edit

Procedure edit

  1. Wash the cocoyam thoroughly with salt and water. Grate or blend it into a paste.
  2. Season the paste with salt and pepper, and mix well.
  3. Scoop the paste into the moi-moi leaves, and wrap them to seal in the mixture.
  4. Place a pot on medium heat, and arrange the wrapped parcels in the pot. Add a small amount of water to the pot.
  5. Cover the pot, and cook over medium heat for about an hour to steam the ebiripo.
  6. Remove, and serve with egusi soup, pepper sauce, or palm oil.