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Saturday, May 14, 2016

Easy Plantain Cassava Foufou Recipe

Plantain Cassava Foufou is a staple African food recipe made throughout the African continent. 


How to eat Foufou


Simply tear off a small piece of Foufou hold it with your fingers making a slight indentation to hold the food and scoop up a small portion bringing the food and tasty Foufou into your mouth and savoring the homemade taste.

Plantain Cassava Foufou African recipe is indispensable to any meal to scoop up delicious food and soak up every bit of flavor. 


African Plantain Cassava Foufou Recipe


Ingredients:
Plantain Cassava Foufou African recipe is indispensable to any meal to scoop up delicious food and soak up every bit of flavor.
Pounded Foufou
3 green or yellow plantains
1 medium cassava 
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
Water for boiling

Directions:
In a large pot place the peeled and evenly cut plantains and cassava and cover with water. 

Boil until soft about 20 minutes. 

Place the salt, flour, plantains and cassava in a mixer and knead until the consistency of soft dough is achieved. 

Foufou should be much stiffer than mashed potatoes in texture. Foufou is used to scoop up sauce, soups and stews. Foufou can be prepared in advance and reheated.

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