Are you tired of eating same old fried or boiled yam,?Try ojòjòN:B I used this yam called saakaataa.IngredientsSakata (yam)AtarodoOnionsSeasoningSpringonionsSaltVegetable oil for deep fryingDirectionPeel and wash yam ,set asideRoughly blend atarodo and onions set asideUsing a grater, grate yam using the smaller holes of the grater.In a bowl mix everything and beat well.Drop balls of ojòjò in hot oil and fry till golden brownPictures speaks below

Oven Roasted Yam with Markerel Fish 


1 medium sized yam 

1 Markerel fish

1/2 tsp garlic powder 

1/2 tsp ginger powder 

1/2 tsp stock cubes powder 

1/2 tsp ground black pepper 

3 atarodo (blend) with one onion 


-Marinate the fish with all the dry ingredients mentioned above and place in the fridge for 45 mins or over night. 

-peel and cut yam into desired shapes. 

-now set the oven to grill and place the marinated fish and yam on the oven rack. 

-grill on both sides till well done. 

-serve with spicy sauce and enjoy. 



Another great way to enjoy yam during breakfast.


  • 1 medium size yam.
  • 2 eggs.
  • 2 spoons flour.
  • 1 crushed stock cube.
  • pinch pf white pepper,
  • pinch of black pepper.
  • pinch of garlic.
  • vegetable oil for deep frying.


  • peel and cut yam into desired sizes.
  • cook the yam for 10mins drain and allow to cook completely.
  • mix all the dry ingredients mentioned above in a bowl.
  • whisk the eggs in a bowl and set aside.
  • pick a piece of yam coat/dredge in flour.
  • remove and drop in the whisk eggs.
  • remove from the whisked eggs and coat/dregde in the flour mixture again set aside in a clean dry plate.
  • repeat this process untill all the yam are fully coated.
  • deep fry the yam till lightly golden brown.
  • enoy with ketchup,sauce etc.

Yam Porridge



  • 1 medium sized yam.
  • 2 onions
  • 5 red bell peppers.
  • 2 medium size tomatoes.
  • 3 stock cubes.
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder.
  • 1/2 tsp ginger powder.
  • 1/2 cup palm oil.
  • salt to taste.
  • dry fish.
  • beef stock or water.
  • handfull chopped spinach .
  • little scent leaves.


  • peel,wash and cut yam into desired sizes,drain and set aside.
  • wash dry fish and pick out bones,set aside
  • blend red bell peppers,tomatoes and 1 onion together.
  • now heat the palm oil add the remaining 1 diced onion and stir fry for 2mins.
  • add the red bell pepper paste and stir fry for some mins.
  • add two cups of water or beef stock depending on the one you are using.
  • add stock cubes,garlic powder,ginger powder and salt to taste.
  • add the yam and be sure the water covers the yam.
  • cook on medium heat.
  • when its almost done,add the spinach,scent leaves and use your kitchen spoon to mash 30% of the yam inside the pot add the dry fish.
  • allow to continue cooking till the yam is tender and soft.