8 cups Water
4 cups Gariroasted cassava flour
Eba or garri is a Nigerian staple food consisting of cassava flour combined with hot water. The combination is traditionally mixed with a large wooden spoon until it firms up, and is then rolled into a ball. Eba is served with almost all Nigerian soups. such as Egusi Soup or other soups. Traditionally this dish is eaten communally using the hands. A small amount is rolled in the hand, then dipped into the soup before being eaten. You can also experiment and use different types of flour such as yam flour,semolina flour or even Farina. It’s very sticky so I suggest serving with a small bowl of water to dip your fingers in before.
How to Make Garri:
Original recipe yields 8 servings
- Bring the water to a boil in a large pot.
- Sprinkle in the gari, and cook, stirring constantly, until it becomes a paste similar to mashed potato consistency.