Nigerian Ojojo Recipe

Ojojo Recipe

Ojojo (pronounced: or-jo-jor) is a yummy, spicy snack that is simple to make. Water yam, one of its core components, can be tough to find locally in Nigeria but the search is always worth it.
  • Ingredients

    Serves - 5 people

    1 Water Yam tuber

    1 small Onion

    Seasoning cubes

    Dried pepper

    Garlic (optional)

    Mamador Pure Vegetable Oil

    Salt to taste

  • Method
    Step 1
    Peel skin off Water Yam and cut into large pieces
    Step 2
    With a grater, grate each piece of Water Yam.
    Step 3
    Dice the onions and garlic (optional), add to grated yam, along with salt and dried pepper.
    Step 4
    Beat/mix thoroughly with your hand or wooden spoon.
    Step 5
    Preheat Mamador Pure Vegetable Oil in a fry pan or deep fryer.
    Step 6
    Scoop the yam mix into the pan using your hand or tablespoon.
    Step 7
    Let the underside cook till golden brown, flip and let other side cook till golden brown as well.
    Step 8
    Remove and put on paper towel to absorb excess oil.
    Step 9
    Serve hot.
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