Yam Balls (West Africa)

Recipe by Annisette
READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • Mash cooked yam until smooth.
  • In bowl, combine half of the tomatoes and half of the onions. Add cayenne. Fry in 1/4 cup peanut oil.
  • Season with thyme and salt, to taste.
  • In another bowl, combine fried mixture, remaining onions and tomatoes, and mashed yam. Add eggs and mix well.
  • On a pastry board sprinkled with flour, form yam mixture into balls.
  • Heat remaining oil and deep-fry yam balls until golden brown. Drain.
  • Garnish with hard-boiled eggs.