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Fura da Nono: Save yourself some money, learn how to make millet cereal

July 8th 2020, 10:08:00 am

Easy recipe guide to one of Nigerias rich and yummy drinks, Fura da nono.

Fura da Nono: Save yourself some money, learn how to make millet cereal (Public Health)

Fura da nono originates from the Fulani people of West Africa. It's simply a refreshing locally made drink prepared from a combination of fermented milk and ground millet grains.

Growing up, I'd always anticipate the vendor's arrival with their big calabashes with the fura and the nono in a separate calabash. It's so creamy, thick and sweet. Just talking about it makes me want to make some right away.

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Most of the vendors will normally mould the millet into balls but since we're making ours at home, we don't have to mould into balls.

1. ½ cup millet

2. ½ teaspoon alligator pepper

3. ½ teaspoon ginger

4. 4 cups Nono (Kafir Milk)

5. Sugar - To taste

1. Wash the millet, add the spices and 1 cup of water. Blend till it's smooth.

N/B: You could soak the millet in hot water for about 5 minutes before blending, just to make it soft and easier.

2. Pour into a pot, heat on medium heat until it thickens

3. Scoop the millet dough into a bowl/plate and set aside.

4. Add the yoghurt (nono), mash the millet and mix properly.

5. Add sugar to taste.

Serve cold and enjoy! Uhmm! Yummy!

kehinde omotosho

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