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Amala (Yam flour)

Amala is a Nigerian cuisine made out of yam flour and usually eaten with Egusi, Ogbolo or any Nigerian soup.
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time4 mins
Total Time6 mins
Servings: 2 people


  • 500 ml water 250 ml of hot water reserve
  • 200 grams yam flour


  • In a saucepan pour water and bring to boil.
  • Lower the heat to minimum and add 200 grams of yam flour into the heated water and stir using a spatula until it congeals this should take about a minute.
  • Add another 250 ml using the spatula so it covers the surface of the amala and leave to steam for 1-2 minutes.
  • Finally, stir the amala for 1 – 2 mins till smooth, then serve on a plate.


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