Yam Eto (Baayere Eto/ Ɛto)
Yam Eto, also known as Baayere Eto or Ɛto, is a traditional delicacy often used to commemorate birthdaysand other special days and events.
• 3 pounds of yam, peeled and cut into cubes
• 2 large onions finely chopped
• 4 large green pepper
• Half bottle of palm oil
• 3 eggs
• Salt to taste
-Peel, wash and cut yam into suitable sizes(yam should be of similar size to ensure even cooking).
-Cover pot and let it simmer gently for about 20-30 minutes or until the yam is tender.
-Pour out rest of water used to cook yam when it is ready.
-Heat palm oil and chopped onion in a large pot over medium heat.
– Grind onion, pepper and salt in an earthern ware.
-Gently add cooked yam to onion, pepper and salt and mash.
-Mash yam until it mixes well and serve.