Try this delicious northern drink

Kunu is a popular drink from the northern part of Nigeria.

Kunu is a popular drink from the northern part of nigeria. This drink has two form depending on the main ingredient used; Kunu Zaki from millet and Kunu Gyada from groundnut which sometimes can be sprinkled with rice.

Ingredients3 cups Millet1 Tablespoon Ginger (Fresh or Dried)1 teaspoon black pepper.  Some people use clovesSugar to taste2 Litres Water

DirectionsWash millet to remove stones (incase there are any), Soak Millet for 10 hours in cold water (preferably overnight).Add the ginger and black pepper in the soaked millet.

Blend till it forms a smooth paste.

Mix the blended or grounded millet into paste and divide the paste into two parts. Set one part aside.

Boil some water. Pour the boiling water into the remaining paste and stir until it’s thick, just like very thin pap leave ituncovered and allow it to cool completely.Then pour the other part you’ve kept aside and stir (after sometime it’s going to be a bit watery, which is okay).Leave it to stay over night (it’s better to do the whole thing in the evening except for the soaking that should be done in themorning).Sieve it in the morning.

Add more water to determine the thickness you want.

And another very optional thing you can do which isn’t part of the local kunu recipe, you could had a dash of vanilla flavour.Add sugar to your taste.


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