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Steps to prepare bambara flour pudding

Okpa is a special food that's normally use for breakfast. The english name for okpa is bambara flour pudding, it is one of the food that gives long satisfaction. It's best prepare by Igbo tribe.

In this article I will be showing you steps to prepare okpa.

Source: AfroVending

Ingredients for preparing okpa (bambara flour pudding)

• 4 cups of okpa flour

• 10 tbsp of palm oil

• 2 Tbsp of ground crayfish

• 2 Tbsp of blended pepper

• 3 cubes of seasoning

• slice uziza

• water

• salt to taste

• okpa wrappers ( Nylon, plantain leave or small plastic stainless plate).The plantain leave normal add taste to the okpa.

Method of preparing okpa

1. Sieve the okpa flour into a big bowl, add your grounded crayfish, salt, smashed seasoning cubes and mix.

2. Pour the oil into the mixture and mould with your hands until you achieve unity in yellow colour.

3. Boil the water in a pot. It shouldn't be steaming hot rather lukewarm.

4. Slowly pour the water into the mixture while you knead. The quantity of the water depends on how you want to the end result to be, if very soft add generous amount, if on the fence of soft and hard act accordingly.

5. Add the blended pepper and slice uziza into the mixture and use turning stick to stir not hands. Set aside when ready.

6. Boil water in a pot. Ensure that the water is enough for the wrapped okpa to be completely soak.

7. Wash the leaves and nylon thoroughly.

8. Wrap the okpa into sizes of your choice and place in the pot of steaming water.

9. Allowing for at least an hour and serve hot.

10. Okpa can served with pap or costard.

Source: foodcipees - Jimdo

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