Pancakes are always special. When we were a lot younger, it was that special day recipe our mother used to prepare, and you can always enjoy it whenever you want to at home.
It is not difficult to prepare, it is enjoyable, and most of all, it is healthy. Sit back and enjoy this sweet Nigerian pancake recipe.
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 35 mins
Servings: 3 People
● ½ teaspoon of salt
● ⅓ cup of sugar
● Three eggs
● Dry ground pepper
● One litre of water
● 500g of all-purpose flour
● ½ cup of evaporated milk
● Vegetable oil – for smearing pan
1. In a large enough pitcher, break the eggs.
2. The eggs should be beaten thoroughly, and then 1/3 of the water should be added. Mix thoroughly by stirring for a few minutes.
3. Put the flour through a sieve and into the bowl.
4. To combine ingredients, whisk in the middle until they are uniformly distributed. Destroy any clumps that form.
5. Sprinkle in some sugar and salt, then pour in the evaporated milk.
6. Repeat the process of adding a small amount of water, stirring vigorously, adding a small amount of water, and mixing until no more water remains. You shouldn’t have any lumps if you combine it properly, but if you do, try straining it through wire mesh or whisking it with a hand mixer.
7. Put a drop or two of oil into a pan on medium heat. As soon as the pan is hot, add a thin layer of pancake batter.
8. Once the pancake’s surface cakes, you may flip it with a spatula and cook the other side.
9. When the underside is golden brown to your satisfaction, remove it from the pan and set it on a flat plate. Repeat with the remaining pancake batter.
10. Serve and enjoy.
When we think of pounded yam these days, we think about the mortar and pestle, and how difficult it was for our mothers to get it done, they had to put their back into it, and this was difficult. Do you want to find easier ways to prepare pounded yam? Well, this is the right recipe for you.
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
Servings: 5 People
● Three lb. of yam
1. To prepare the yams, first remove their skins and then cut them into half-inch thick slices.
2. Once the yams have been washed, place them in a pot and fill them with water until it reaches the same level as the yams.
3. Allow the yams to cook, covered, for about half an hour, checking them every 10 minutes or so until they are fork soft.
4. Blend the yams until they reach a dough-like consistency in a food processor after they have been boiled.
5. Serve alongside your preferred soup – egusi, efo riro, etc.