Recipes: Ojojo ( Yam Fritters)

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This recipe is made from Water yam and can be best enjoyed as a snack at home or at a party. If you do not have access to water yam, you can used sweet potatoes as a substitute and it tasted amazing.

This recipe is made from Water yam and can be best enjoyed as a snack at home or at a party.

You will need

  • 1 medium water yam tuber ( or 4 X-large size sweet potatoes)
  • 1 medium size onion (chopped)
  • 2- 3 fresh chillis (sonbo or rodo) (chopped)
  • Salt –  to taste
  • 1/2 cup flour (skip if using water yam)
  • 2 large eggs
  • oil for frying

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Direction

  • Cut and clean yam tuber, grate using a hand held grater
  • Remove any excess water from the grated yam by (squeezing out excess fluid) (Skip step if using water yam)
  • Add in egg, salt, onion, pepper and flour to the grated yam
  • Combine all ingredients thoroughly
  • Set oil on medium heat, once the oil is hot enough, add in the yam paste bits at a time.
  • Fry on each side for 3 minutes or until golden brown.

There are yam balls and there are yam fritters. In my opinion, the yam fritters are a winner. You could eat them all day, You could eat them all night.

Credit: 9jafoodie

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