Yamarita With Tasty Prawn Sauce

There are variety of foods you can prepare with yam. However, our special recipe is called yamarita with spicy prawn sauce.

You can vary the ingredients to suit your taste.

½ kg large prawns
½ tuber yam (peeled, sliced in wedge and par boiled)
½ cup flour
2 teaspoon curry
2 Eggs
Bell peppers (chopped)
Sweet corn
4 red bonnet pepper (pounded)
1 bulb onion (sliced thinly)
4 cloves garlic (crush with knife to enhance flavor)
Ginger (pounded)

groundnut oil
Stock cubes

Salt to taste


Mix curry with flour and pinches of salt, set aside.

Beat eggs and set aside. Heat up your oil in a frying pan.

Roll each yam wedge in the flour mix and dunk in the egg mixture. Put in pan and fry till golden brown.

Take out and drain in a tea towel or kitchen rolls.

Heat three tablespoons of oil in another pan and sauté the onions, then add peppers, sweet corn, salt and stock cubes.

Add the prawns and stir to mix.

Cover the pan and allow to simmer for five minutes. Add the ginger and garlic last and stir.

Taste for seasoning. Leave for another two minutes and it is ready.

You can serve yamarita and shrimp with a bottle of chilled juice, drinks or wine.