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How to Make Cocoyam Balls

Make Cocoyam Balls right from your kitchen in the next few minutes? Wondering how to cook Cocoyam Balls or simply put, how to prepare Cocoyam Balls? Get in here for Cocoyam Balls recipes step by step guide.

How To Prepare Cocoyam Balls

If your a regular visitor of my page, you will agree with me that I love trying out something new using the very regular recipes.

Today I tried using cocoyam to make balls out of them and it came really delicious and succulent.

Note :

There are two types of cocoyam you must be aware of, the one meant for soup thickner which usually itch when eaten and often comes in smaller tuber and the one meant for eating which comes in a much bigger size tuber.

In fact it will be safer if you simply inquire from the local market sellers which is which before purchasing, they will be in the best way position to better guide you while shopping.

For my Cocoyam yam balls recipes, I use the below ingredients:

Ingredients Required:

  • Cocoyam
  • 2Vegetable oil
  • Flour
  • Egg
  • Sausage
  • Green pepper
  • Onions
  • Seasoning cube
  • Green peaz
  • Fresh tomatoes (optional )
  • Sweet corn
  • Nutmeg ( optional )
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Preparatory Process:

Step 1 :

Wash, peel off the back of the Cocoyam, cut into cubes and set on fire.

Step 2 :
Add black pepper, onions, pinch of salt and seasoning cube into the boiling cocoyam, cover and allow to cook till its soft and fork can easily penetrate.

Step 3 :

Take it down, drain the water and set it aside.

Step 4 :

Slice all the vegetables intending to use and add same into the already drained cocoyam and mash them together using a masher or mini pestle and set same aside after mashing.

Step 5 :

Whisk in two fresh egg into a deep bowl and set same aside

Step 6 :

Sieve into a deep bowl one cup of flour and mix same with half table spoon full of salt and set same aside.

Step 7 :

Roll out the mashed potatoes into ball shape, roll it over the whisked egg and the flour, roll over the egg again and set same apart.

Repeat same method for all the balls..

Step 8 :

Set pan on fire, add vegetables, heat up and fry same on low heat till its golden brown.

Your cocoyam balls are ready to be eaten with any sauce of your choice.