Tuwon shinkafa also known as rice tuwo is a staple dish from Nigeria and Niger. It is made from moulding cooked rice into soft balls, and is usually served with different types of soups.
Tuwo shinkafa/rice fufu
1. Wash the non parboiled rice to make sure it is clean.
2. Add water to the cleaned rice and let it cook till the water is dry.
3. Just before it is dry, check the texture of the rice. It should give way easily under your fingers, otherwise, add an extra cup of water.Onc
Once the texture is soft enough, use a wooden spoon to mash the rice against the edges of the pot to bring the rice together.Pulling the rice together.
Enjoy your Tuwo shinkafa/rice fufu with either egusi, miyan kuka, miyan taushe, or your preferred stew.