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Vegan Nigerian Agidi

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Vegan Nigerian Agidi
Chef Jade_VEGAN NIGERIAN AGIDI

VEGAN NIGERIAN AGIDI

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Setting time: 3 hours
Cuisine Nigerian
Servings 4

Equipment

  • Medium-sized pot
  • Whisk or spoon
  • Square or rectangular container

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup cornmeal or cornflour
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Instructions
 

  • In a medium-sized pot, bring 3 cups of water to a boil.
  • In a separate bowl, mix the cornmeal with 1 cup of cold water to create a smooth paste.
  • Slowly pour the cornmeal mixture into the boiling water, stirring continuously to avoid lumps.
  • Reduce the heat to low and continue stirring the mixture for about 10-15 minutes until it thickens and forms a smooth consistency.
  • Add salt to taste and mix well.
  • Pour the cooked Agidi mixture into a square or rectangular container, smoothing the surface with a spoon or spatula.
  • Allow the Agidi to cool for a few minutes at room temperature, then refrigerate for 2-3 hours or until it solidifies.
  • Once the Agidi is firm, remove it from the container and cut it into desired shapes, such as cubes or rectangles.
  • Serve the Nigerian Agidi as a side dish with stews, soups, or sauces of your choice.

Notes

NUTRITIONAL FACTS:
Calories: 160 | Total Fat: 1g | Total Carbohydrates: 37g | Dietary Fiber: 3g | Protein: 3g

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