Pounded Yam (Fufu)

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Pounded Yam is a popular African dish similar to mashed potatoes but heavier. Pounded Yam is very smooth and tasty. It is often eaten with vegetable soup.

Yield: 2 servings

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups yam powder
  • 2 cups of water

Directions

  1. Bring 2 cups of water to a boil on a stove top. Use a 2 Qt pot or larger. Whilst still on the stove top add the yam powder and mix it together using a wooden spoon. The pounded yam is ready when it smoothens and thickens into a dough.

Tips/Techniques

This process takes about 5 minutes.