Akara Pan Cake


Beans flour                                      1cupheaped

Hot-water (not-boiling)                    1cuplevel

Dry-shombo/pepper                          1tablespoon

Seasoning cube                                  ½

Salt                                                    ¼teaspoon

Onion                                               ½

Egg                                                            1(big)

Groundnut oil                                  1litre (for frying)

Cooking Guidelines:

  • Mix bean flour with hot-water to form thick paste.
  • Mix properly to avoid lumps.
  • Add onion, fresh-pepper, salt, egg and seasoning cube. Mix thoroughly.
  • Pour oil into the frying pan and heat it up.
  • When the oil is hot, use a deep round bottom spoon or 1/3rd measuring cup to scoop the mixture into the hot oil. Put as much as your pan can carry.
  • Allow the akara to float, and then turn for the other side to fry.
  • Take out the akara and put on a sieve or towel to allow some oil to drain.

Serve with Tamba Pap or your favourite pap.

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