Akara Battered Fried Yam



Akara Battered Fried Yam

Cripsy yam fried in beans batter
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Ghanaian
Servings 10 People


  • Blender
  • Chopping Board
  • Sharp knife
  • Frying Pan
  • Spider Spoon


  • 2 Cups Black-eyed Beans (De-skinned)
  • 1 Medium Onion (Chopped)
  • 5 Scotch Bonnet Peppers
  • 1 Medium Yam (Slices)
  • 1 Tbsp Salt
  • 500ml Vegetable Oil (For Frying)


  • Pour de-skinned beans into a blender, add onion, scotch bonnet pepper, water and blend into a smooth mixture.
  • Cut the yam into stripes and set aside.
  • Pour the beans mixture into a mixing bowl, stir in salt and dip the yam into the beans batter making sure it’s coated evenly.
  • Carefully drop them in the heated oil, one after the other, and fry for 7 minutes or until it’s crisp and golden.
  • Take out and place on a paper towel to drain excess oil.
  • Akara battered yam ready to serve. Serve warm with chilli sauce.


Keyword Akara, Buttered Fried Yam, Ghana Fried Yam Recipe

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