Eba recipe

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“Eba” is made from garri which is cassava flour grains, founded in Nigeria but eaten in various parts of Africa. Usually served with a soup, “Eba” is prepared by adding boiled water to garri and kneading together to make a thick dough.

  • Yield: 8 Servings
  • Total Time: 20 Minutes


  • 2 cups garri (cassava flour grains)
  • 1 litre of boiled water
How to Make It
  1. Pour 3 cups of boiled water into a bowl immediately after boiling and add garri immediately
  2. Ensure the hot water covers all the garri then leave to rest for 1 minute.
  3. Use a wooden spoon to knead garri with water until a smooth thick dough is formed.
  4. Wet tablespoon with some water and scoop out some eba dough.
  5. With clean washed hands mould into a ball shape.
  6. Serve with soup of choice.

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