How to prepare yam hash brown

Pulse daily DIY recipe teaches prospective chefs how to prepare healthy, Ghanaian dishes in a simple way.


  • 400g of shredded Yam (Use a grater)
  • 2 finely diced Banana shallots
  • Half finely diced Jalapeño pepper
  • 1 large whisked egg10g of Goats butter
  • 2 tablespoonfuls of Olive oil or Coconut oil
  • Salt to taste

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  • Peel the Yam and using a grater shred into thin pieces.
  • Wash the shredded Yam under lukewarm water for 3 minutes and cold water for 30 seconds (to get rid of the starch).
  • Transfer the shredded Yam into a tea towel and squeeze out any excess water.
  • Transfer the shredded Yam into a bowl. Add the finely diced shallots, Jalapeño chillies, egg and salt to taste. Mix everything together and set aside.
  • Place a frying pan on a low heat and add your preferred oil. Warm the oil up gently for 3 minutes and add your butter.
  • Once your butter has melted add the Yam mixture and spread evenly.
  • Keep stirring for 5 minutes as it gently cooks.Using your spatula gather everything into a neat circle.
  • Fry gently for 5 minutes on each side till each base forms a perfect crust, as shown above.


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