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Kitchen Hack How to grate water yam with a blender

Delicacies like ikokore, ojojo and ekpang nkwuko are made from grated wateryam, the dreaded grating process does not have to be so much hard work.

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Grating water yam for these delicious meals often leaves memories of bruised fingertips, broken nails and scarred knuckles.

Apart from the fact that the process is long and often painful, water yam juice is very itchy and you could be unlucky to have it land it on any part of your body.

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Grating water yam manually



Here's good news for you, you can grate your water yam in record time, and without injuries too.

What you need:

- Peeled and cut pieces of water yam.

- Blender or food processor.

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Grating water yam with food processor



How to:

- If you're using blender, cut the yam into tiny pieces and blend.

- If you're using a food processor, you need to attach the blade to the bowl, lock the cover, place the pieces of yam through the chute. Press down on the yam with the chute cover and turn on the processor.

That's it! Easy and fast way to get your water yam ready for cooking.

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