Pekere, Please!

Pekere (corn cake) is made by grinding maize after shredding it from the cob.  It is definitely different from Ipekere (plantain chips).

I particularly like this snack because of its unique taste.

To achieve getting the smooth texture of the shredded corn, use a grinding machine.

 

Ingredients:

Enough maize/corn

Pepper

Onion

Seasoning cubes

Palm oil

Salt to taste

Note that while grinding only  little quantity of water should be added because it must be in semiliquid form for a thick paste.

 

Preparation:

Mix grinded corn thoroughly with a spatula or turning stick to make it smooth, in a bowl

Add  seasoning and salt to taste

Mix again thoroughly without adding water

Slice onions in very tiny portions into the paste

Set oil in a deep pot or deep frying pan

The thick paste is to be set in the hot oil in sizes, so that it doesn’t stick to another in the hot oil (Just as it is when frying any other thing). It is advisable to use a deep spoon

Fry, turn the sides at intervals and remove from hot oil

Pekere is ready to serve when it turns brown in the hot oil.

Pekere (in Yoruba) is perfect as a breakfast menu, rich in diet and a very special taste you will love to taste.

You can eat Pekere with pap,  custard, bread or just as it is. It can be served in parties as a snack too.

YOU SHOULD NOT MISS THESE HEADLINES FROM NIGERIAN TRIBUNE

Cryptocurrency: Understanding The Craze, Threat

ON Friday, February 6, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) rocked the boat with a circular that inadvertently highlighted how popular cryptocurrency transactions have become among Nigerians in recent years, judging by… 

ICYMI: Yoruba, Hausa Teachers Needed In US

The US Embassy and Consulate in Nigeria has announced that the services of Yoruba and Hausa teachers are needed in the United States. According to the Public Affairs Section of the US Mission Nigeria…

Controversy Over Man Who Jumped From 7th Floor Of 1004 During EFCC Raid

The police in Lagos State have begun investigations into the circumstances surrounding the alleged death of a man at 1004 Estate, Victoria Island, who allegedly jumped from the 7th floor of one of the buildings. The man was…

 

You might also like
Comments

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. AcceptRead More