Culinary Tip

Éwokoumè (Éwokumè)

 

Éwokoumè (Éwokumè - Akplè)

Ingredients

  • 2 ~3 cup corn flour
  • 1 cup agbélima grind cassava

Instructions

  1. Mix 1 cup corn flour and 2 cup water, set aside
  2. Mix 1 cup agbélima and 1 cup water, set aside
  3. In a saucepan, pour 3 cups of water, bring to a boil and add the corn and water mixture.
  4. When the mixture starts to boil reserve the 1/3.
  5. Add 1~2 cup of corn flour and mix with a wooden spoon. Stir vigorously.
  6. Add the reserved liquid as needed.
  7. Try your best to clean your work area clean.
  8. Add the agbélima and Stir vigorously for 2-3 minutes. Cover the pot and cook over medium heat for 5 minutes.
  9. To know that the dough is cooked, rinse your finger and touch the dough. If it does not stick to your finger, it is ready.
  10. Once the dough ready, it's time to shape. To do this, take a ball of dumpling and place it in an empty bowl.
  11. Serve with Adémè, Fétri, gboma…ebessessi..

Recipe Notes

Rotate the bowl a few times to obtain a uniform ball. Serve dessi gboma on top of this dumpling in the bowl or you can place the dumpling in a banana leaf and serve gboma dessi on the side.

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