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Yam Porridge 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

Perfect yam cereal porridge

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. 

Prep time: 10 min Cook time: 15 min Total time: 25 min

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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