Ghanaian Foods made with yam

  • Ampesie – boiled yam. It may also be made with plantain, cocoyam, potatoes, yams or cassava. This side dish is traditionally eaten with fish stew containing tomatoes, oil and spices.
  • Yam fufuo – fufuo made with yam instead of cassava or plantain or cocoyam, this soft dough is traditionally eaten with any of the varieties of Ghanaian soup. It is popular in Northern and southeastern Ghana.
  • Mpotompoto (yam casserole or porridge) – slices of yam cooked with lots of water and a measurable amount of pepper, onions, tomatoes, salt and preferable seasoning. It is universally eaten in Ghanaian environs but not as often as other dishes.

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