Poundo Potatoes Flour can be prepared with dried Sweet Potatoes which is locally known as Dankalin Hausa or with Irish Potatoes which is locally known as Dankalin Turawa.
Today, I will be telling you how to prepare potates poundo flour using Sweet Potatoes.
From the name sweet potatoes, it is obvious that they are very sweet. So to make it perfect and suitable for the swallow, it is soaked for 3 days. But it requires changing the water every day for the whole 3 days.
The soaking helps in reducing the sweetness of the potatoes.
So, let’s begin
- ½ bag of sweet potatoes
- ½ tier of dried cassava (optional)
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Cut all the sweet potatoes into small pieces and add to a basin.
Add enough water to cover the pieces of cut sweet potatoes and allow to sleep over.
On the first day after soaking, pack the pieces of sweet potatoes out of the water. Throw away the water and add more water.
On the second day repeat the same process in day one and so also on the third day.
After soaking process for 3 days, pack out of the water and spread in a suitable place to dry.
When all dried up, pack into a basin.
Get a mortar and pestle, fetch the dried potatoes and add to the mortar and pound to reduce the size.
Pack the pounded sweet potatoes into a suitable bucket and keep repeating the pounding process till the potatoes is finished.
Now pound the dried cassava if necessary, add to the pounded sweet potatoes and mix well.
Take for grinding into flour form.
After grinding, turn into a basin and spread open.
Allow to cool down before turning in a bucket and keeping for use.
How To Prepare Poundo Potatoes is coming up soon.