Friday, 29 January 2016

How to Make OJOJO (Water Yam Balls)

Ojojo is a common delicacy of the southern part of Nigeria made with water yam and with this simple recipe you can enjoy it to.

2 Water Yam tubers
5 atarodo (pepper balls)
1 small red onion
1 garlic
1 tbs seasoning powder
Three cups of vegetable oil

Peel 2 Water Yams and rinse it thoroughly. Then without adding water, blend it. Do not blend it until it is completely smooth, this might ruin the texture.
Wash and add the atarodo sliced onion, seasoning cube, garlic and salt in the blender and blend until the mixture becomes one.
Heat the vegetable oil in the frying pan until it is hot and ready, then reduce the heat to medium.
Scoop the water yam paste and place it in the frying pan, scoop in as many as can comfortably sit in the pan,
When it looks like the underside is ready, turn the balls, and then take them out after they turn light brown.
Put them in a strainer to let the oil seep out before you serve
Now your mouth watery ojojo balls are ready to eat.

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