How to Prepare Pounded Yam with Food Processor

Pounded yam is a native food in Nigeria which can be prepared with the use of a food processor instead of mortar and pestle. Read the recipe below as a guide to preparing pounded yam with a Food Processor.

How to Prepare Pounded Yam with Food Processor

How to Prepare Pounded Yam with Food Processor

Course Main Dish
Cuisine African, Nigerian

Ingredients
  

  • Yam
  • Water for boiling

Instructions
 

  • Peel the yam and cut into cubes.
  • Wash and put inside a pot for boiling.
  • Fill the pot with water just to the level of the yams, not more than the yams.
    yam ready for boiling to be pounded
  • Set the yam to cook on medium-high heat for 20-25minutes. Then, check the doneness and once ready, reduce heat level to very low just enough to maintain the warmth of yam.
  • While the yam is cooking, wash, set appropriately and prepare your food processor.
    akai food processor for pounded yam
  • While the yam remains on low heat, put just as much yam to fill 4/5 of the bowl of the processor. Don't fill to the brim.
  • Put the power on and turn control switch to highest. Run the machine intermittently for about 5 minutes to have a finely pounded yam.
  • Carefully scrape out the pounded yam and serve as desired.
    How to Prepare Pounded Yam with Food Processor
Keyword Nigerian solid food

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