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Chadian Steamed Honey Cassava Buns

Chadian Steamed Honey Cassava Buns

Chadian Steamed Honey Cassava Buns
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Chadian steamed honey cassava bun recipe has as many variations as to the fillings and the preparations. Our recipe offers a tasty filling of sweet honey to compliment the delicate soft steamed buns.

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2 cups cassava flour

½ cup water

¼ cup honey

½ teaspoon salt

Honey for drizzling

Mix together cassava flour, water and salt. Knead until dough is formed then divide into 10 equal balls. Using your thumb make a deep indication in the center of each ball, fill with honey and smooth the dough back over the filling. Place squares of parchment paper under each ball so the dough does not stick to the steamer, steam in a bamboo steamer for 25 minutes. Drizzle with honey and serve warm as a snack, appetizer or with meals.

Chadian Steamed Honey Cassava Buns Recipe

Chad Food Recipes

Chad iconic steamed cassava buns are a traditional food recipe made throughout Chad homes. Cassava also known as manioc and tapioca is a major crop for food and moneymaking produce for the rural community of the Southern of Chad.
Chadian Steamed Honey Cassava Buns
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The many ethnic groups of Chad are the Sara (Ngambaye/Sara/Madjingaye/Mbaye) 29.9 percent, Kanembu/Bornu/Buduma 9.7 percent, Arab 9.6 percent, Wadai/Maba/Masalit/Mimi 7.5 percent, Gorane 5.8 percent, Masa/Musseye/Musgum 4.9 percent, Marba/Lele/Mesme 3.7 percent, Bulala/Medogo/Kuka 3.6 percent, Bidiyo/Migaama/Kenga/Dangleat 2.6 percent, Dadjo/Kibet/Muro 2.5 percent, Mundang 2.5 percent, Tupuri/Kera 2.1 percent, Gabri/Kabalaye/Nanchere/Somrai 2 percent, Fulani/Fulbe/Bodore 1.9 percent, Karo/Zime/Peve 1.3 percent, Zaghawa/Bideyat/Kobe 1.1 percent, Tama/Assongori/Mararit 1.1 percent, Baguirmi/Barma 1.1 percent, Mesmedje/Massalat/Kadjakse 0.8 percent, other Chadian ethnicities 3.2 percent, Chadians of foreign ethnicities 0.9 percent, foreign nationals 0.4 percent, unspecified 1.7 percent.

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