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Hutwise Elubo Flour

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Hutwise Elubo Flour also called Amala is the Yoruba word for yam flour made by cutting yam into small bits, dried and then ground into smooth brown flour. The other type is made from the skin or peelings of the yam or cassava or cocoyam but not plantain, which is sun dried into a crispy consistency and then grind into powdery form.

Preparation and Usage

  1. Boil 1.25 cups of water.
  2. Add in the 1 cup of Àmàlà/elubo and wait a few seconds for the water to boil from underneath before you start stirring with a wooden spoon.
  3. Stir till you have a smooth paste. ...
  4. Next, add in the remaining 1 cup of water (preferably hot).

Recipes, meals, and how this is usually eaten

  • Elubo/Amala with Ewedu Soup
  • Elubo/Amala with Banga Soup
  • Elubo/Amala with Egusi Soup

Nutritional information and health benefits 

Elubo/Amala is an excellent source of Vitamin C, hence it helps boost your immunity, metabolism and prevents viral and bacterial ailments, including cold and cough. Its nutritional profile also comes studded with a range of polyphenols that are known to fight against the development of cancer cells

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