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Traditional African Foods Yam Donuts.

African Food Yam Donuts.

African Dish: Yam Donuts.

Yam Donuts. Ingredients

1 medium sized yam.
2 crushed cornflakes or breadcrumbs.
3 flour.
4 eggs.
5 medium scotch bonnet.
6 large sized onion.
7 garlic.
8 sugar.
9 salt.
10 Curry powder.
11 seasoning cubes.
12 classic powdered onga.
13 chilli powder.
14 Water for boiling.
15 Oil for frying.

Cooking Step by Step

Step 1 In a pot, combine yam with salt and sugar, add water and boil till very soft, this will takes to about 15 minutes..
Step 2 Grind onion, scotch bonnet and garlic in a mortar till quite smooth (but I prepare using asanka a Ghanaian grinding instrument)..
Step 3 Add the boiled yam to the grind onion, scotch bonnet and garlic in the mortar..
Step 4 Start beating to about a minute, add 3 cubes, 1/4 teaspoon powdered onga and Curry powder..
Step 5 Continue beating for about 5 minutes to obtain a very soft and sticky grind yam..
Step 6 Take some grind yam, using two hands, mould it into a fine ball shape..
Step 7 Toss the yam using two hands, adjust the edges. Form Pattie like this..
Step 8 Take clean bottle cover or small cycle cutter. Drop the cover on the top of the center of the Pattie and press it inside..
Step 9 Remove the centre as shown..
Step 10 Combine flour with chilli powder, 1 seasoning cube, powdered onga and Curry..
Step 11 Dip the yam in the spiced flour..
Step 12 In a bowl, whisk egg and dip the coated yam in the egg..
Step 13 Coat the yam with cornflakes..
Step 14 Follow the same procedure till the yam is used up, the yam is now ready for frying..
Step 15 Fry both side on a medium flame, transfer to a colander to drain the excess oil…
Step 16 Serve..
Step 17 Serve with ketchup or any desired dipping sauce..
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