How to prepare 'Fura' (Alkaline African smoothie)

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How to prepare 'Fura' (Alkaline African smoothie)

Ingredients

Ingredients

  •  Milled Millet
  • Guinea peppers
  • Chili powder
  •  Ginger powder
  • Cloves
  • Black peppercorns.
  • Salt to taste

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Method

  • Put Guinea peppers, cloves and black peppercorns in a saucepan.
  • Blend the peppers and cloves  to a powder form.
  • Add the milled Millet, Ginger powder, Salt, Chilli powder and mix.
  • Add water in small quantities to form a paste and mold into a smooth ball.
  • Cover the dough with a cling film and leave in a warm place to ferment overnight.
  • Pour the mixture into a saucepan and place  on a medium heat. 
  • Stirring continuously to avoid any lumps into a thick paste.
  • Decrease the heat to the lowest setting and steam the dough for about 7-10 minutes. 
  • Transfer the dough to a bowl and leave to cool down. 
  • Once the temperature has cooled down, mould l into individual balls. 
  • Dust with some millet or corn flour and refrigerate.

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