Procedure of cooking Deep Fried Cassava (Yuca): Kenyan Recipe

Cassava is popularly referred to as Mhogo (yuca) in Kenyan households. Meals made from cassava are dearly loved and enjoyed.

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Ingredients of cooking Deep Fried Cassava


  1. 5000g cassava cleaned, peeled and evenly sliced
  2. ¼ teaspoon of turmeric or food colour
  3. 4 teaspoons of gram flour
  4. Salt to taste
  5. Cooking oil, enough for frying.


Procedure of cooking Deep Fried Cassava

  • Add the sliced cassava into a large sufuria add little bit of water, turmeric powder/ food color and salt. Place on medium heat and cook until soft. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
  • Meanwhile place a frying pan with enough cooking oil and place over medium heat. Let get hot
  • Roll the cooked cassava over gram flour until fully covered and fry. Repeat the process until all the cooked cassava is finished,
  • Pat the cassava on a kitchen towel to remove excess oil

Your fried cassava is now ready and can be served with Kachumbari. Enjoy!

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