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Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Yam Porridge Recipe

Yam Porridge Recipe


Easy Yam Recipe

Igbo New Yam Festival or iri ji ohuru is the celebration of yams with dancing, music and every imaginable dish made with yams.




Yam Porridge recipe is a delicious yam porridge recipe, this West African recipe is easy to make, just use canned yams.


Yam Porridge Recipe


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Perfect yam cereal porridge for a delicious way to start the day, from Tour of Africa. Yam tubers have an extraordinary cultural value to the Igbo culture. 

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Yam Porridge Recipe


Ingredients
1 cup cooked white rice
1/2 cup can yams 
2 cups whole milk
Salt and sugar to taste


Directions
Add all ingredients to a large pot, simmer until thick 15 minutes. Serve warm as a cereal. 





Igbo Yam Festival photo by Jeff HaskinsDid you know?
Yam belt of Africa includes Nigeria, Ghana, Benin, Côte d'Ivoire, Central Africa, Cameroon and Togo. Nigeria alone produces 71% the yams in Africa. Yams are major sources of income to Africa who produces 96% of the world’s yams.

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