Wasa Wasa Croquettes



Wasa Wasa Croquettes

Talk of twists & turns... this recipe is just like making yam balls but instead of using fresh boiled yams we used yam flour for that rich earthy color and flavor.⁣
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine Ghanaian
Servings 4 People


  • Glass Mixing Bowl
  • Sieve
  • Rubber spatula
  • Sauce Pan
  • Frying Pan
  • Plate


  • 2 ½ cup yam flour
  • 1 tbsp garlic puree
  • ¼ cup water
  • salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 scotch bonnet pepper chopped
  • 3 chives chopped
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 2 eggs + egg white for egg wash
  • cup seasoned breadcrumbs
  • 500 ml vegetable oil


  • · Mix the yam flour with garlic puree and water until moist and crumbly.
  • Place a splatter guard on boiling water then add the moist yam flour mixture, cover with the lid and let steam for 3 minutes, stir then let steam for another 6 minutes , take off heat and let cool off completely.
  • Add salt, black pepper, scotch bonnet, chives, egg yolks, stir in and mould.
  • Dip the moulded croquettes into the egg wash then coat with the seasoned breadcrumbs
  • Carefully drop in the heated vegetable oil and fry until its golden, take them out of the oil and place on a tissue paper to drain excess oil
  • Wasa wasa croquettes ready to serve


Keyword Wasa Wasa, Wasa Wasa ghana recipe, Yam Flour, Yam Flour Recipe

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