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Traditional African Foods Mint Zobo

Traditional African Foods Mint Zobo

African Food: Mint Zobo

Mint Zobo Ingredients

1 Zobo.
2 Peel pineapple.
3 Clove's.
4 Black pepper.
5 Ginger.
6 Cinnamon.
7 leaves Mint.
8 Water melon.
9 Cucumber.
10 Sugar.
11 Water.

Cooking Instructions

Step 1 Rinse out the dust from the zobo leaves with cold water. Grind the cloves into a powder, and wash the mint leaves. Wash and peel the skin of the ginger and blend roughly. Wash, peel and cut the pineapple into thin slices..
Step 2 In a pot, add the washed zobo leaves and pour enough water to cover it totally. Cook on medium heat and leave to boil for a few minutes..
Step 3 Add the ginger, cinnamon, mint leaves, black pepper, cloves and add more water and keep boiling for at least 30 minutes. This is the time it will take for the zobo leaves to be completely soft. Turn off the heat and set aside to cool down completely..
Step 4 Blend your pineapples while your zobo cools. When cool, sieve out the zobo leaves. Then pour the juice through a chiffon cloth to remove tiny particles and leave only a smooth juice..
Step 5 Add the pineapple juice. You can sieve it through the chiffon cloth again to make sure there are no particles left. Add any artificial flavours of your choice at this time and stir..
Step 6 Pour into bottles and refrigerate. Serve with ice and sliced fruits. Enjoy it alone or with a snack or food. Serve mine with jambalaya rice..
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