How to make popular street food, Accra cassava
The really crunchy meal mostly found on the streets of Yaounde, Cameroon is also known as Kouti or Cassava fritters.
The meal which is also popular in the Republic of Guinea is best enjoyed fresh off the pan and can be found on every street corner you can find. Cassava fritters are mostly served as a side dish or snack and mostly served with African pepper sauce.
Snack / Side Dish
2 pounds grated cassava
3/4 teaspoons salt or more
3 large overly ripe bananas
1. Squeeze the grated cassava till it gets completely dry using a cheesecloth or kitchen cloth.
2. Blend the overly ripe banana until puree.
3. In a medium bowl, add cassava, salt and mashed bananas- mix well. Mixture should be firm enough to roll into balls.
4. Using your hands roll about a tablespoon of mixture in the palm of your hand into little bite-size balls.
5. Heat oil in a skillet or saucepan then gently place cassava balls in hot oil and fry until golden brown.
6. Remove from hot oil , drain well, and serve.